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INITDB error

From: "Mike Leahy" <mgleahy(at)golden(dot)net>
To: <pgsql-cygwin(at)postgresql(dot)org>
Subject: INITDB error
Date: 2003-12-09 18:12:16
Message-ID: 000001c3be7f$fa7743b0$0100a8c0@MGLEAHY (view raw or flat)
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Lists: pgsql-cygwin
Hello all,

I just compiled and installed PostgreSQL 7.4 on a cygwin/WinXP platform.
When I try to run the initdb command, I get the results below.  Has anyone
had a similar problem, and/or does anyone know what I should do to get
around this?

Thanks,
Mike.

===========================================================================

$ initdb -D /usr/share/postgresql/data
The files belonging to this database system will be owned by user
"postgres".
This user must also own the server process.

The database cluster will be initialized with locale C.

fixing permissions on existing directory /usr/share/postgresql/data... ok
creating directory /usr/share/postgresql/data/base... ok
creating directory /usr/share/postgresql/data/global... ok
creating directory /usr/share/postgresql/data/pg_xlog... ok
creating directory /usr/share/postgresql/data/pg_clog... ok
selecting default max_connections... 100
selecting default shared_buffers... 1000
creating configuration files... ok
creating template1 database in /usr/share/postgresql/data/base/1... ok
initializing pg_shadow... ok
enabling unlimited row size for system tables... ok
initializing pg_depend... ok
creating system views... ok
loading pg_description... ERROR:  end-of-copy marker does not match previous
newline style
CONTEXT:  COPY tmp_pg_description, line 1542: ""

initdb: failed


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