On Mon, Mar 05, 2001 at 07:34:41PM -0500, Jason Tishler wrote:
> On Tue, Mar 06, 2001 at 01:19:38PM +1300, Jane G wrote:
> > Sorry i have to bother you again. I followed your advise to use Cygwin
> > 1.1.8-2 with cygwin1.dll(written in 20010216) from the snapshot list. Then
> > i can start my postmaster. But when i tried to run 'psql -h localhost
> > template1', it stucked. The error message is:
> > "psql: connectDBStart() -- connect() failed: No such file
> > Is the postmaster running at 'localhost'
> > and accepting connections on Unix socket '5432'?"
> > I checked my socket number and it was 5432.
> > Could you give me another advise?
> Kevin's howto is a "little" dated. You no longer need to use TCP/IP
> sockets to connect to postmaster under Cygwin, you can now use the
> default Unix domain sockets (as on other Unix platforms). Hence,
> the solution to the problem above is to start psql *without* the "-h
> localhost" option. Otherwise, you need to start postmaster with the
> "-i" option which instructs it to listen on TCP/IP sockets too.
What version of PostgreSQL are you using? The above assumes that you
are using a recent version such as 7.1beta5. If you are using 7.0.3
with my patches, then you must start postmaster with the "-i" option
Sorry for the misinformation.
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