[Pkg-postgresql-public] psql & running 8.0 and 8.1 concurrently

Martin Pitt mpitt at debian.org
Sun Jul 16 16:47:51 UTC 2006

Hi Robert,

first, the current PostgresSQL was *designed* to allow multiple
versions of PostgreSQL run in parallel (and even run several instances
of one version in parallel.

Robert Treat [2006-07-16  0:07 -0400]:
> The servers seem to run ok, but I can't get psql to run...
> postgres at ridley:~$ psql -l
> Error: You must install at least one postgresql-client-<version> package.

> postgres at ridley:~$ dpkg -l | grep postgres

This looks fine (you seem to be running Ubuntu 6.06). However, please
bear in mind that version 8.0 is *entirely* unsupported! It was
removed from Debian and is not supported in Ubuntu Dapper either, so
you are running a PostgreSQL server with known security holes and

That being said, it should still work. What does 'pg_lsclusters' say?



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