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From: "Peter T(dot) Whiting" <pwhiting(at)fury(dot)ittc(dot)ukans(dot)edu>
To: pgsql-ports(at)postgresql(dot)org
Subject: Re: user
Date: 2000-05-04 21:07:55
Message-ID: 20000504160755.A31529@sprint.net (view raw or flat)
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thinking the test if(system(buf)!=0) might be the problem (-1
would indicate an error) I changed it to if(system(buf)==-1).
Same error.  

pete

On Thu, May 04, 2000 at 03:43:21PM -0500, Peter T. Whiting wrote:
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> Creating a new database results in an error:
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> ERROR:  CREATE DATABASE: Could not initialize database directory. 
> Delete failed as well
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> I have verified that the postgres user has proper write permissions to 
> the directory.  
> I modified postgresql-7.0RC3/src/backend/commands/dbcommands.c to print 
> out more information  (currently it doesn't print out much failure info 
> when the cp failes.) 
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> In createdb(const char *dbname, const char *dbpath, int encoding) I print 
> out the attempted command (stored in buf) and the error string when system 
> fails.  The message I get:
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> ERROR:  CREATE DATABASE: attempted cp /usr/local/pgsql/data/base/template1/* 
>  '/usr/local/pgsql/data/base/test5' : No child processes
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> I can execute the cp from the command line as is and it works.  
> The error message indicates it isn't a permission problem.
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> ideas?
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