installing a source tree?
Installing a source tree? (But NOT a CVS tree.)
OK, this is probably somewhat retarded -- because I cannot figure it
out and it very likely is simple and I am missing something basic: I
would like to install a software package that requires the PostgresSQL
development and source code tree -- so that the new software can be
compiled against it.
If this were RH or FC or SuSE I would simply download and compile all
required source code until I got it all working -- this takes a
friggin' long time. =(
I do not wish to do that on my Debian Ultrasparc because the previous
procedure also has a bad habit of "breaking" my system too =/
So, I humbly request suggestions or hints as to a direction I can
follow to be able to get the source cod and development tree (READ Not
CVS Tree) of say package PostgresSQL.
I have tried variations of -
apt-get install postgresql-source
as well as variations of -
apt-get build-dep [package]
apt-get source --compile [package]
However the other package cannot find the PostgresSQL source tree.
I'm creating/documenting a quick Debian_Hints file at:
WC -Sx- Jones