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Re: connect() failed: No such file or directory

From: Jason Tishler <Jason(dot)Tishler(at)dothill(dot)com>
To: Christian Thrum <c(dot)thrum(at)intershop(dot)de>
Cc: Peter Eisentraut <peter_e(at)gmx(dot)net>, "'pgsql-ports(at)postgresql(dot)org'" <pgsql-ports(at)postgresql(dot)org>
Subject: Re: connect() failed: No such file or directory
Date: 2001-03-04 19:47:36
Message-ID: 20010304144736.A1372@dothill.com (view raw or flat)
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Christian,

On Sun, Mar 04, 2001 at 12:17:06AM +0100, Peter Eisentraut wrote:
> Christian Thrum writes:
> 
> > $ ./createdb testdb
> > psql: connectDBStart() -- connect() failed: No such file or directory
> >         Is the postmaster running at 'localhost'
> >         and accepting connections on Unix socket '5432'?
> > createdb: database creation failed
> 
> Quoth the FAQ_NT:
> 
> : NOTE:
> : By default, PostgreSQL clients like psql communicate using unix domain
> : sockets, which don't work on NT.  Start the postmaster with -i, and
> : when connecting to the database from a client, set the PGHOST
> : environment variable to 'localhost' or supply the hostname on the
> : command line.

The above is true for 7.0 but not for 7.1beta5.  For reasons like the
above and others, I would suggest using 7.1beta5 or CVS.

Jason

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