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Re: [ADMIN] INITDB-error - end-of-copy marker error

From: Jason Tishler <jason(at)tishler(dot)net>
To: Tom Lane <tgl(at)sss(dot)pgh(dot)pa(dot)us>
Cc: JC Jan Christensen <jan(dot)christensen(at)riva-systems(dot)dk>,"'pgsql-cygwin(at)postgresql(dot)org'" <pgsql-cygwin(at)postgresql(dot)org>
Subject: Re: [ADMIN] INITDB-error - end-of-copy marker error
Date: 2004-06-11 15:24:19
Message-ID: 20040611152418.GB1960@tishler.net (view raw or flat)
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Tom,

On Thu, Apr 29, 2004 at 04:00:27PM -0400, Tom Lane wrote:
> JC Jan Christensen <jan(dot)christensen(at)riva-systems(dot)dk> writes:
> >   creating system views....ok
> >   loading pg_description...ERROR: end-of-copy marker does 
> >                             not match previous newline style
> >   CONTEXT: COPY tmp_pg_description, line 1542: ""
> >   initdb: failed
> 
> I was about to say I thought we'd fixed that in 7.4.2 ... but on
> inspection it seems only one of the two uses of COPY got fixed :-(.
> Try the attached patch.

I did not experience the above problem even without your patch.  My WAG
is that the user has configured their Cygwin setup to use text instead
of binary mode mounts.

Jason

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