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run postgresql83 as server
Version: 8.3.23 License: Permissive GitHub
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Categories databases
Homepage https://www.postgresql.org/
Platforms darwin
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This port is deprecated since the project is no longer maintained upstream. It is likely to be removed from MacPorts at some point in the future. If you find this port useful and would like to see it continue, please consider posting to the macports-users mailing list. See https://trac.macports.org/wiki/MailingLists for more details. To create a database instance, after install do
sudo mkdir -p ${prefix}/var/db/postgresql83/defaultdb
sudo chown postgres:postgres ${prefix}/var/db/postgresql83/defaultdb
sudo su postgres -c '${prefix}/lib/postgresql83/bin/initdb -D ${prefix}/var/db/postgresql83/defaultdb'

To tweak your DBMS, consider increasing kern.sysv.shmmax by adding an increased kern.sysv.shmmax .. to /etc/sysctl.conf

Note that this is the last release of the 8.3 series, upgrade! A startup item has been generated that will aid in starting postgresql83-server with launchd. It is disabled by default. Execute the following command to start it, and to cause it to launch at startup:

sudo port load postgresql83-server


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