Chapter 14. Installation Instructions

Table of Contents
14.1. Short Version
14.2. Requirements
14.3. Getting The Source
14.4. If You Are Upgrading
14.5. Installation Procedure
14.6. Post-Installation Setup
14.6.1. Shared Libraries
14.6.2. Environment Variables
14.7. 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.)