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Re: initdb crash

From: "Andrew Dunstan" <andrew(at)dunslane(dot)net>
To: <harrilall2104(at)rogers(dot)com>
Cc: <mha(at)sollentuna(dot)net>, <gpd(at)gpdnet(dot)co(dot)uk>,<pgsql-hackers-win32(at)postgresql(dot)org>, <merlin(dot)moncure(at)rcsonline(dot)com>
Subject: Re: initdb crash
Date: 2004-07-06 23:01:17
Message-ID: 1709.24.211.141.25.1089154877.squirrel@www.dunslane.net (view raw or flat)
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Lists: pgsql-hackers-win32
Neil Harrilall said:
> Is anyone getting this crash when installing on ntfs an partition or
> only on fat32?  I have gotten the initdb crash installing on fat32.
> Used xcacls to set permissions and got no errors!
> However if an app is making use of these acls, I would assume that  it
> will crash.
> Will try installing on ntfs partition soon.
>

Running on fat32 is just asking to be shot in the foot. If there is a simple
check to detect it I'd favor having initdb and/or postgres refuse to run on
fat32.

cheers

andrew



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