Chapter 15. Installation from Source Code

Table of Contents
15.1. Short Version
15.2. Requirements
15.3. Getting The Source
15.4. Installation Procedure
15.5. Post-Installation Setup
15.5.1. Shared Libraries
15.5.2. Environment Variables
15.6. Supported Platforms
15.7. Platform-specific Notes
15.7.1. AIX
15.7.2. Cygwin
15.7.3. HP-UX
15.7.4. MinGW/Native Windows
15.7.5. SCO OpenServer and SCO UnixWare
15.7.6. Solaris

This chapter describes the installation of PostgreSQL using the source code distribution. (If you are installing a pre-packaged distribution, such as an RPM or Debian package, ignore this chapter and read the packager's instructions instead.)