Chapter 15. Installation Instructions

Table of Contents
15.1. Short Version
15.2. Requirements
15.3. Getting The Source
15.4. Upgrading
15.5. Installation Procedure
15.6. Post-Installation Setup
15.6.1. Shared Libraries
15.6.2. Environment Variables
15.7. Supported Platforms

This chapter describes the installation of PostgreSQL from 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.)