[Pkg-postgresql-public] Compile Flags / configure.log?

Christoph Berg cb at df7cb.de
Thu Jan 22 16:09:42 UTC 2015

Re: Gary Griffith 2015-01-22 <CAG9dOtFpfe2-ix-o5wbLmU_-srrevFVcnpHyYf9saex95q2yXQ at mail.gmail.com>
> We're migrating a database running on PostgreSQL 9.2.4 that was init'd a
> looong time ago (8+years) - being moved to an Ubuntu 14.0.4 server running
> the PostgreSQL 9.2.9-1 DEB package.  We've always cloned data on disk
> (never had time to do a dump->restore when we had to go from 8.3 -> 9.2,
> etc.) so we still have floating-point datetimes.  After cloning the files,
> I try to mount and get "The database cluster was initialized without
> HAVE_INT64_TIMESTAMP but the server was compiled with
> HAVE_INT64_TIMESTAMP."  Our legacy system runs Postgres that we compiled
> with "--disable-integer-datetimes" but on our new systems, we'd like to not
> compile our own major applications, and use the Ubuntu packaging systems
> and appreciate vendor-provided updates.
> I just need to recompile with --disable-integer-datetimes but would like to
> match exactly the flags used when the
> postgresql-9.2_9.2.9-1.pgdg14.04+1_amd64.deb was packaged.  My initial run
> of "configure --disable-integer-datetimes; make; make install" produces a
> executable that mounts our non-integer datetime database files just fine.
> Is there a configure.log available that explains the way these packages are
> built so we can compile with as few differences between the supported
> version and ours?

I'd grab the Debian source package and edit debian/rules to add the


If you have "devscripts" installed, do

dget http://apt.postgresql.org/pub/repos/apt/pool/main/p/postgresql-9.2/postgresql-9.2_9.2.9-1.pgdg14.04%2b1.dsc

(possibly with -u)

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