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Re: PostgreSQL for NT

From: "W(dot) van den Akker" <wvdakker(at)wilsoft(dot)nl>
To: "Jason Tishler" <Jason(dot)Tishler(at)dothill(dot)com>
Cc: <pgsql-ports(at)postgresql(dot)org>
Subject: Re: PostgreSQL for NT
Date: 2000-11-18 23:26:53
Message-ID: 001001c051b7$08f0fcd0$0500020a@wilsoft.nl (view raw or flat)
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Jason,

I've tried to copy the postgres.exe to postmaster.exe.
After running postmaster.exe I get the following message:

FindExec: could not find a postmaster to execute...
postmaster: could not find  postmaster to execute...

Any ideas?

gr,

Willem

----- Original Message -----
From: "Jason Tishler" <Jason(dot)Tishler(at)dothill(dot)com>
To: "W. van den Akker" <wvdakker(at)wilsoft(dot)nl>
Cc: <pgsql-ports(at)postgresql(dot)org>
Sent: Saturday, November 18, 2000 9:04 PM
Subject: Re: [PORTS] PostgreSQL for NT


> Willem,
>
> On Sat, Nov 18, 2000 at 11:31:12AM +0100, W. van den Akker wrote:
> >    Do I have to run Postgres from the Bash-shell?
>
> Since in the standard distribution postmaster is a symlink to postgres,
> I guess that the answer is "yes."  There are other games that you could
> play, but...
>
> >    I like to run postgres as a service within NT.
>
> Since you want to run PostgreSQL as a NT service, the simplest solution
> is to delete the symlink from postmaster to postgres.exe and copy
> postgres.exe to postmaster.exe.  After performing these operations,
> PostgreSQL will be able to run from cmd, as an NT service (if wrapped
> by something like srvany or invoker), and from bash.  The only downside
> is a little wasted disk space, but disk space is cheap and getting
> cheaper...
>
> I was actually thinking that may be the standard NT distribution should
not
> contain symlinks for this exact reason.  What do others think?
>
> Thanks,
> Jason
>
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> Jason Tishler
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>


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