Last Updated: February 25, 2016
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Fixing postgres homebrew install after yosemite upgrade

for some reasons yosemite cleaned up some files/directories in /usr/local

for postgres installed via homebrew the following directories were missing to start postgres properly:


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Works great! In one command:

mkdir -p /usr/local/var/postgres/{pg_tblspc,pg_twophase,pg_stat_tmp}

over 1 year ago ·

Thanks for the info... plus, the one-liner worked like a charm.

over 1 year ago ·

Nice, that one-liner fixed the issue for me as well.

over 1 year ago ·

I was missing another directory, and the output from postgres -D /usr/local/var/postgres told me which one it was.

over 1 year ago ·