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14.3. Getting The Source

The PostgreSQL 8.1.5 sources can be obtained by anonymous FTP from Other download options can be found on our website: After you have obtained the file, unpack it:

gunzip postgresql-8.1.5.tar.gz
tar xf postgresql-8.1.5.tar

This will create a directory postgresql-8.1.5 under the current directory with the PostgreSQL sources. Change into that directory for the rest of the installation procedure.

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