[Mono-list] libpq.so error

amerigo5 amerigo5 amerigo5@hotmail.com
Mon, 26 May 2003 15:08:45 -0500

I am just wondering, isn't Npgsql part of the mono installation already? 
Thanks. -G

----Original Message Follows----
From: "Francisco Figueiredo Jr." <fxjrlists@yahoo.com.br>
To: amerigo5 amerigo5 <amerigo5@hotmail.com>
CC: mono-list@ximian.com
Subject: Re: [Mono-list] libpq.so error
Date: Mon, 26 May 2003 16:33:37 -0300

Jonathan Stowe wrote:
>On Mon, 26 May 2003, amerigo5 amerigo5 wrote:
>>I am getting the following error:
>>** (postgres.exe:2407): WARNING **: Failed to load library libpq.so
>>libpq.so: cannot open shared object file: No such file or directory
>>Unhandled Exception: System.MissingMethodException: A missing method
>>exception has occurred.
>>in <0x00046> 06 Mono.Data.PostgreSqlClient.PostgresLibrary:PQconnectdb
>>in <0x000ae> 00 Mono.Data.PostgreSqlClient.PgSqlConnection:Open ()
>>in <0x00052> 00 .Test:Main (string[])
>>Does anyone know what this mean? Thanks.
>Yes, it is likely that you don't have the postgres libraries installed in
>a place that they can be found by applications.  You should check for its
>presence with:
>   locate libpq.so
>This should return the location of the library on your machine.  If it
>doesn't return anything a) you don't have the postgres client libraries
>installed and you will need to install them or b) you haven't run updatedb
>since you installed them.
>If you do get something back from the locate then if the path is not in
>either /usr/lib or /usr/local/lib then you will have to become root
>and edit the file /etc/ld.so.conf to add the directory where the library
>is located.  After you have done that you will need to run /sbin/ldconfig
>to add the libraries in that location to the cache.

You may also want to have a look at Npgsql, another .Net Data Provider for 
Postgresql. More info about it can be found at: 
<http://www.go-mono.com/postgresql.html> and 

I hope it helps.

Francisco Figueiredo Jr.
"My grandfather once told me that there are two kinds of people: those
who work and those who take the credit. He told me to try to be in the
first group; there was less competition there."
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