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Re: Initdb and IpcMemoryCreate Errors

From: Fred Yankowski <fred(at)ontosys(dot)com>
To: Dave Page <dpage(at)vale-housing(dot)co(dot)uk>, "'pgsql-cygwin(at)postgresql(dot)org'" <pgsql-cygwin(at)postgresql(dot)org>
Subject: Re: Initdb and IpcMemoryCreate Errors
Date: 2001-05-02 14:17:22
Message-ID: 20010502091722.A48369@enteract.com (view raw or flat)
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I had the same problem when I used WinZip to expand and install a
Cygwin package from an archive.  Using any non-Cygwin tool to do this
will cause such a problem since those tools don't understand Cygwin
mount points and will happily treat /bin and /usr/bin as two distinct
folders/directories.  Maybe someone could add a
"DO_NOT_EXPAND_WITH_WINZIP.README" file to the distribution to warn
about this problem.

On Tue, May 01, 2001 at 07:36:54AM -0400, Jason Tishler wrote:
> On Tue, May 01, 2001 at 08:23:47AM +0100, Dave Page wrote:
> > I downloaded cygwin-1.3.1.tar.gz and then untarred it
> > over my existing installation, not realising that in the archive,
> > cygwin1.dll (and some other .exes) is in /usr/bin.

> However, I must also point out that your installation still seems
> not to be correct (or at least standard and hence supportable by the
> Cygwin list).  If you use Cygwin's setup.exe, then /bin and /usr/bin
> are effectively the same directory due to entries in the mount table.

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