[CentOS] Postgresql 8.1.x on CentOS 3.6

Thu Feb 16 13:18:08 UTC 2006
Leonel Nunez <leonel at enelserver.com>

Jim Perrin wrote:
>> Does anyone know if there are any Postgresql 8.1.3 RPMs for CentOS 3.6?
>> I've looked at the Postgresql website but I couldn't find anything
>> under RHEL3/CentOS3. I've tried installing the RHEL4 RPMs which seem
>> to work. Unfortunately, I'm getting errors whenever I try to compile
>> PHP5 from source.
> This is a BAD IDEA. The rhel4 rpms are built for RHEL4, so if they
> work, they won't be stable. They're expecting the 2.6 kernel, the libs
> associated with rhel4 etc. These aren't there in 3.6. If you NEED php5
> and postgresql 8, you should consider using centos4 and the
> postgresql8/php5 rpms for centos4. Keep in mind that they're not
> stock. If you're trying to force them onto your system because you
> want them, you might give gentoo a try.

Or  build   from the  source  tar.gz  Postgresql 8.1.3  and PHP 5  and 
all other programs that depend on these 2  and  keep them updated  every 
time  an update is  issued  on  ANY of the packages build from source  
.tar.gz files ..

yes ... I think is  better to move to CentOS 4.