Chapter 2. Ports

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Currently Supported Platforms
Unsupported Platforms

This manual describes version 7.0 of Postgres. The Postgres developer community has compiled and tested Postgres on a number of platforms. Check the web site for the latest information.

Currently Supported Platforms

At the time of publication, the following platforms have been tested:

Table 2-1. Supported Platforms

AIX 4.3.2RS6000v7.02000-04-05Andreas Zeugswetter
BSDI 4.01x86v7.02000-04-04Bruce Momjian
Compaq Tru64 5.0Alphav7.02000-04-11Andrew McMurry
FreeBSD 4.0x86v7.02000-04-04Marc Fournier
HPUXPA-RISCv7.02000-04-12Both 9.0x and 10.20. Tom Lane
IRIX 6.5.6fMIPSv6.5.32000-02-18MIPSPro N32 build. Kevin Wheatley
Linux 2.0.xAlphav7.02000-04-05With published patches. Ryan Kirkpatrick
Linux 2.2.xarmv4lv7.02000-04-17Regression test needs work. Mark Knox
Linux 2.2.xx86v7.02000-03-26Lamar Owens
Linux 2.0.xMIPSv7.02000-04-13Cobalt Qube. Tatsuo Ishii
Linux 2.2.5Sparcv7.02000-04-02Tom Szybist
LinuxPPC R4PPC603ev7.02000-04-13Tatsuo Ishii
mklinuxPPC750v7.02000-04-13Tatsuo Ishii
NetBSD 1.4arm32v7.02000-04-08Patrick Welche
NetBSD 1.4Ux86v7.02000-03-26Patrick Welche
NetBSDm68kv7.02000-04-10Mac 8xx. Henry B. Hotz
NetBSD/sparcSparcv7.02000-04-13Tom I Helbekkmo
QNX 4.25x86v7.02000-04-01Dr. Andreas Kardos
SCO OpenServer 5x86v6.51999-05-25Andrew Merrill
SCO UnixWare 7x86v7.02000-04-18See FAQ. Billy G. Allie
Solarisx86v7.02000-04-12Marc Fournier
Solaris 2.5.1-2.7Sparcv7.02000-04-12Peter Eisentraut, Marc Fournier
SunOS 4.1.4Sparcv7.02000-04-13Tatsuo Ishii
Windows/Win32x86v7.02000-04-02Client-side libraries or ODBC/JDBC. No server-side. Magnus Hagander
WinNT/Cygwinx86v7.02000-03-30Uses Cygwin library. Daniel Horak

Note: For Windows NT, the server-side port of Postgres uses the RedHat/Cygnus Cygwin library and toolset. For Windows 9x, no server-side port is available due to OS limitations.