PostgreSQL on Gentoo

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1. Standard emerge:

emerge postgresql

2. Ebuild configuration:

ebuild /var/db/pkg/dev-db/postgresql.*.*.*/postgresql.*.*.*ebuild config

[Be sure to change *.*.* to whatever version you just emerged]

3. Start PostgreSQL:

/etc/init.d/postgresql start

The sample configuration files are in /usr/share/postgresql.

Running the ebuild blabla configuration created the data directory


and the relevant configuration files are in there.

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