Install command:
brew install postgresql@9.6

Object-relational database system

License: PostgreSQL

/api/formula/postgresql@9.6.json (JSON API)

Formula code on GitHub

Bottle (binary package) installation support provided for macOS releases:

Intel big sur
Apple Silicon big sur

Current versions:

stable 9.6.21

Other versions:

postgresql@12 12.6 Object-relational database system
postgresql@11 11.11 Object-relational database system
postgresql@10 10.16 Object-relational database system
postgresql@9.5 9.5.25 Object-relational database system
postgresql@9.4 9.4.26 Object-relational database system


Depends on:

openssl@1.1 1.1.1k Cryptography and SSL/TLS Toolkit
readline 8.1 Library for command-line editing
If builds of PostgreSQL 9 are failing and you have version 8.x installed,
you may need to remove the previous version first. See:

This formula has created a default database cluster with:
    initdb $(brew --prefix)/var/postgresql@9.6
For more details, read:


Installs (30 days)
postgresql@9.6 4,079
Installs on Request (30 days)
postgresql@9.6 4,071
Build Errors (30 days)
postgresql@9.6 1
Installs (90 days)
postgresql@9.6 13,846
Installs on Request (90 days)
postgresql@9.6 13,802
Installs (365 days)
postgresql@9.6 50,830
postgresql@9.6 --with-python 12
Installs on Request (365 days)
postgresql@9.6 50,554
postgresql@9.6 --with-python 12
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