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Installing PostgreSQL on a mac (Lion)

Check to see if you mac already has an older version of PostgreSQL installed: postgres –version which postgres If you see anything, that means you already have an older version of postgres installed. Install PostgreSQL via Home Brew: brew install postgresql Somewhere in the output after PostgreSQL is installed you’ll see the version of your […]

Installing, Configuring and Troubleshooting PostgreSQL 9.0 in Rails 3 on OS X

The following may apply to other versions of PostgreSQL as well but I’m using version 9.0. I initially tried to install PostgreSQL via MacPorts but after running into issues I describe below, I ended up installing it via the Mac OS X package. If you want to skip issues I ran into with my macports […]