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1<?xml version="1.0" encoding="UTF-8"?> 1<?xml version="1.0" encoding="UTF-8"?>
2<!DOCTYPE guide SYSTEM "/dtd/guide.dtd"> 2<!DOCTYPE guide SYSTEM "/dtd/guide.dtd">
3<!-- $Header: /var/cvsroot/gentoo/xml/htdocs/doc/en/postgres-howto.xml,v 1.2 2006/03/16 21:25:36 neysx Exp $ --> 3<!-- $Header: /var/cvsroot/gentoo/xml/htdocs/doc/en/postgres-howto.xml,v 1.3 2007/04/10 07:16:49 nightmorph Exp $ -->
4 4
5<guide link="/doc/en/postgres-howto.xml" lang="en"> 5<guide link="/doc/en/postgres-howto.xml" lang="en">
6<title>PostgreSQL Guide</title> 6<title>PostgreSQL Guide</title>
7 7
8<author title="Author"> 8<author title="Author">
20 20
21<!-- The content of this document is licensed under the CC-BY-SA license --> 21<!-- The content of this document is licensed under the CC-BY-SA license -->
22<!-- See http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/2.5 --> 22<!-- See http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/2.5 -->
23<license/> 23<license/>
24 24
25<version>1.0</version> 25<version>1.1</version>
26<date>2006-03-14</date> 26<date>2006-04-10</date>
27 27
28<chapter> 28<chapter>
29<title>Introduction</title> 29<title>Introduction</title>
30<section> 30<section>
31<title>PostgreSQL introduction</title> 31<title>PostgreSQL introduction</title>
60# <i>emerge -pv postgresql</i> 60# <i>emerge -pv postgresql</i>
61 61
62These are the packages that I would merge, in order: 62These are the packages that I would merge, in order:
63 63
64Calculating dependencies ...done! 64Calculating dependencies ...done!
65[ebuild N ] dev-db/postgresql-8.0.4 -doc -kerberos +libg++ +nls +pam +perl 65[ebuild N ] dev-db/postgresql-8.0.4 -doc -kerberos +nls +pam +perl -pg-intdatetime +python +readline (-selinux) +ssl -tcl +xml +zlib 0 kB
66-pg-hier -pg-intdatetime +python +readline (-selinux) +ssl -tcltk +xml2 +zlib 0 kB
67</pre> 66</pre>
68 67
69<p> 68<p>
70Here's a list of what the different build options indicate: 69Here's a list of what the different build options indicate:
71</p> 70</p>
91 has the option of using <c>kerberos</c> to authenticate their 90 has the option of using <c>kerberos</c> to authenticate their
92 users/services to the database. 91 users/services to the database.
93 </ti> 92 </ti>
94</tr> 93</tr>
95<tr> 94<tr>
96 <ti>libg++</ti>
97 <ti>
98 If this option is enabled, C++ bindings for PostgreSQL will be built.
99 This will build libpq++ for use by C++ programs to link against.
100 </ti>
101</tr>
102<tr>
103 <ti>nls</ti> 95 <ti>nls</ti>
104 <ti> 96 <ti>
105 If this option is enabled, PostgreSQL can utilize translated strings for 97 If this option is enabled, PostgreSQL can utilize translated strings for
106 non-English speaking users. 98 non-English speaking users.
107 </ti> 99 </ti>
120 If this option is enabled, <c>perl</c> bindings for PostgreSQL will be 112 If this option is enabled, <c>perl</c> bindings for PostgreSQL will be
121 built. 113 built.
122 </ti> 114 </ti>
123</tr> 115</tr>
124<tr> 116<tr>
125 <ti>pg-hier</ti>
126 <ti>
127 If this option is enabled, a patch is applied to enable hierarchical
128 queries, such as those seen by the <c>CONNECT</c> statement in
129 <c>Oracle</c> database servers. More information on hierarchical queries
130 can be found in the <uri
131 link="http://www.lc.leidenuniv.nl/awcourse/oracle/server.920/a96540/
132 queries4a. htm">Oracle Reference Guide</uri>.
133 </ti>
134</tr>
135<tr>
136 <ti>pg-intdatetime</ti> 117 <ti>pg-intdatetime</ti>
137 <ti> 118 <ti>
138 If this option is enabled, PostgreSQL will support 64 bit integer date 119 If this option is enabled, PostgreSQL will support 64 bit integer date
139 types. 120 types.
140 </ti> 121 </ti>
166 If this option is enabled, PostgreSQL will utilize the <c>OpenSSL</c> 147 If this option is enabled, PostgreSQL will utilize the <c>OpenSSL</c>
167 library to encrypt traffic between PostgreSQL clients and servers. 148 library to encrypt traffic between PostgreSQL clients and servers.
168 </ti> 149 </ti>
169</tr> 150</tr>
170<tr> 151<tr>
171 <ti>tcltk</ti> 152 <ti>tcl</ti>
172 <ti> 153 <ti>
173 If this option is enabled, PostgreSQL will build <c>tcl/tk</c> bindings. 154 If this option is enabled, PostgreSQL will build <c>tcl</c> bindings.
174 </ti> 155 </ti>
175</tr>
176<tr> 156</tr>
157<tr>
177 <ti>xml2</ti> 158 <ti>xml</ti>
178 <ti> 159 <ti>
179 If this option is enabled, <c>XPATH</c> style xml support will be built. 160 If this option is enabled, <c>XPATH</c> style xml support will be built.
180 More information on using xml support with PostgreSQL can be found on: 161 More information on using xml support with PostgreSQL can be found on:
181 <uri link="http://www.throwingbeans.org/tech/postgresql_and_xml.html"> 162 <uri link="http://www.throwingbeans.org/tech/postgresql_and_xml.html">
182 PostgreSQL and XML</uri>. 163 PostgreSQL and XML</uri>.
188 This isn't really used by PostgreSQL itself, but by <c>pg_dump</c> to 169 This isn't really used by PostgreSQL itself, but by <c>pg_dump</c> to
189 compress the dumps it produces. 170 compress the dumps it produces.
190 </ti> 171 </ti>
191</tr> 172</tr>
192</table> 173</table>
193
194<note>
195The <c>pg-hier</c> patch author has stopped working on the patch, and it will
196most likely be removed in later versions.
197</note>
198 174
199<p> 175<p>
200Once you've customized PostgreSQL to meet your specific needs, go ahead and 176Once you've customized PostgreSQL to meet your specific needs, go ahead and
201start the <c>emerge</c>: 177start the <c>emerge</c>:
202</p> 178</p>

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