Package Details: pspg 5.8.6-1

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Package Base: pspg
Description: Tabular data pager designed to be used with psql
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Keywords: pager postgresql psql tui
Licenses: BSD
Conflicts: pspg-git
Submitter: dmgk
Maintainer: dharrigan
Last Packager: dharrigan
Votes: 10
Popularity: 0.33
First Submitted: 2018-01-22 18:23 (UTC)
Last Updated: 2024-05-08 19:54 (UTC)

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dharrigan commented on 2022-10-07 07:00 (UTC)

Thank you @m040601, shipping shortly!


m040601 commented on 2022-10-06 09:16 (UTC)

The developer now ships a man page in the .tar.gz,

> * 7e058d9 rename at-end-opts to on-exit-opts 15 hours ago
  * ff60dc9 update man page 27 hours ago
  * 3a2caad asc, desc alias commands for sort and sortd 2 weeks ago
  * 17de631 better build of man page 7 weeks ago
  * a6ae929 make man page for pspg 7 weeks ago

Please update the PKGBUILD. Thanks in advance.

lacsaP commented on 2021-12-08 16:08 (UTC) (edited on 2021-12-08 16:13 (UTC) by lacsaP)

Hi, postgresql-libs is a dependency only if you want to use pspg as a PostgreSQL client which is not the case here with the ./configure in PKGBUILD. regards, lacsaP.

dharrigan commented on 2021-06-22 20:29 (UTC)


Thank you for the suggestion @m040601. That has been added :-)

m040601 commented on 2021-06-22 15:31 (UTC)

Thanks for providing this PKGBUILD for this extremely usefull and underrated tool.

Unfortunately the developer does not yet include a proper man page. But he does have more usefull instructions and informations in the "" that are not available in the "pspg --help".

The released tar.gz used in this PKGBUILD also contains this and a

Please include them in this PKGBUILD.

They should end up in something like






dharrigan commented on 2020-12-13 15:21 (UTC)

Hi JantarMantar,

Thank you for finding that. I've added in the dependency now and pushed a new release. I hope this fixes your issue!

Thank you once again :-)


JantarMantar commented on 2020-12-13 14:42 (UTC)

pspg fails with: pspg: error while loading shared libraries: cannot open shared object file: No such file or directory. Installing postgresql-libs fixes it. Maybe add that as a dependency?

dmgk commented on 2019-02-24 22:28 (UTC)

readline was updated to 8.0.0 on 2019-01-10 [1], so I think you just need to reinstall pspg to get it linked with the new readline version.


j0hannes commented on 2019-02-24 22:16 (UTC)

readline is a dependency, but still pspg won't find it:

pspg: error while loading shared libraries: cannot open shared object file: No such file or directory