[Nagiosplug-help] PostgreSQL plug-in

Tony Heal theal at pace2020.com
Tue Feb 15 07:51:16 CET 2005

I am trying to compile the pgsql plugin and when I run ./configure the
config.log reads:

configure:8878: WARNING: Skipping PostgreSQL plugin (check_pgsql)
configure:8880: WARNING: LIBS="-lcrypt " CPPFLAGS=""
configure:8882: WARNING: install PostgreSQL libs to compile this plugin (see

        - Requires the PostgreSQL libraries available from

There are several libraries available for PostgreSQL and I have tried to
install those that I thought were appropriate, but I still get the same
error message and check_pgsql does not build.

What libraries are required?

OS=Debian 3 (woody)
PostgreSQL= 7.4.1
Libraries installed
ii  console-tools- 0.2.3-23.3     Shared libraries for Linux console and
ii  e2fsprogs      1.27-2         The EXT2 file system utilities and
ii  libapache-mod- 1.0.3-3.1      A DAV module for Apache
ii  libapache-mod-    HTTP compression module for Apache
ii  libapache-mod- 0.20010201-4   Module for Apache which includes
ii  libbz2-1.0     1.0.2-1        A high-quality block-sorting file
ii  libc6          2.2.5-11.8     GNU C Library: Shared libraries and
ii  libc6-dev      2.2.5-11.8     GNU C Library: Development Libraries and
ii  libcap1        1.10-12        support for getting/setting POSIX.1e
ii  libcupsys2     1.1.14-5woody1 Common UNIX Printing System(tm) - libs
ii  libdb2      The Berkeley database routines (run-time
ii  libdb3         3.2.9-16       Berkeley v3 Database Libraries [runtime]
ii  libexpat1      1.95.2-6       XML parsing C library - runtime library
ii  libfreetype6   2.0.9-1        FreeType 2 font engine, shared library
ii  libgcc1        3.0.4-7        GCC support library.
ii  libgcj2        3.0.4-7        Java runtime library for use with gcj
ii  libgd2         2.0.1-10woody2 GD Graphics Library version 2
ii  libgd2-dev     2.0.1-10woody2 GD Graphics Library version 2 (development
ii  libgdbmg1      1.7.3-27       GNU dbm database routines (runtime
ii  libident       0.22-2         simple RFC1413 client library - runtime
ii  libjpeg62      6b-5           The Independent JPEG Group's JPEG runtime
ii  libjpeg62-dev  6b-5           Development files for the IJG JPEG library
ii  libkrb53       1.2.4-5woody6  MIT Kerberos runtime libraries
ii  libldap2       2.0.23-6.3     OpenLDAP libraries.
ii  liblockfile1   1.03           NFS-safe locking library, includes
ii  libncurses5    5.2.20020112a- Shared libraries for terminal handling
ii  libnewt0       0.50.17-9.6    Not Erik's Windowing Toolkit - text mode
ii  libpam-modules 0.72-35        Pluggable Authentication Modules for PAM
ii  libpam-runtime 0.72-35        Runtime support for the PAM library
ii  libpam0g       0.72-35        Pluggable Authentication Modules library
ii  libpcap0       0.6.2-2        System interface for user-level packet
ii  libpcre3       3.4-1.1        Philip Hazel's Perl Compatible Regular
ii  libperl5.6     5.6.1-8.8      Shared Perl library.
iU  libpg-perl     2.0.2-4        Perl modules for PostgreSQL
iU  libpgperl      2.0.2-4        Transitional package
ii  libpgsql2      7.2.1-2woody7  Shared library libpq.so.2 for PostgreSQL
ii  libpng-dev     1.2.1-1.1.wood PNG library - development
ii  libpng2        1.0.12-3.woody PNG library - runtime
ii  libpng3        1.2.1-1.1.wood PNG library - runtime
ii  libpopt0       1.6.2-7        lib for parsing cmdline parameters
ii  libpq3         7.4.1-2        Shared library libpq.so.3 for PostgreSQL
ii  libreadline4   4.2a-5         GNU readline and history libraries,
ii  libsasl7       1.5.27-3.1wood Authentication abstraction library.
ii  libssl0.9.6    0.9.6c-2.woody SSL shared libraries
ii  libstdc++2.10- 2.95.4-7       The GNU stdc++ library
ii  libtiff3g      3.5.5-6.woody3 Tag Image File Format library
ii  libwrap0       7.6-9          Wietse Venema's TCP wrappers library
ii  libxmltok1     1.1-8          XML Parser Toolkit, runtime libraries
ii  slang1         1.4.4-7.2      The S-Lang programming library - runtime
ii  xlibs          4.1.0-16woody5 X Window System client libraries
ii  zlib1g         1.1.4-1.0woody compression library - runtime
ii  zlib1g-dev     1.1.4-1.0woody compression library - development

Tony Heal
Pace Systems Group, Inc.
theal at pace2020.com

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