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Re: Cannot initdb for 8.2.1 - "..../postgres.bki" does notexist

From: Scott Marlowe <smarlowe(at)g2switchworks(dot)com>
To: Simon Kinsella <simon(at)bluefiresystems(dot)co(dot)uk>
Cc: pgsql-admin(at)postgresql(dot)org
Subject: Re: Cannot initdb for 8.2.1 - "..../postgres.bki" does notexist
Date: 2007-01-31 02:23:01
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On Wed, 2007-01-31 at 01:27 +0000, Simon Kinsella wrote:
> Hello,
> 
> I'm trying to install and init 8.2.1 on a FreeBSD 6.2 server. It used to run
> 8.1.4 no problem.  I uninstalled 8.1, renamed /usr/local/pgsql  in case I
> ever need it (I'm not really bothered about preserving the data) and built
> 8.2.1 - all fine.
> 
> But when I try to initdb:
> 
> ---
> root(at)cheddar> su -l pgsql
> \u(at)cheddar> /usr/local/bin/initdb -D /usr/local/pgsql/data -E UNICODE
> initdb: file "/usr/local/share/postgresql/postgres.bki" does not exist
> This means you have a corrupted installation or identified
> the wrong directory with the invocation option -L.

I'm go gonna out on a limb here and guess that the files postgresql is
trying to initdb with are 8.1 and not 8.2 version files.

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