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Re: Installing postgres on win XP

From: Bruce Momjian <pgman(at)candle(dot)pha(dot)pa(dot)us>
To: Dave Page <dpage(at)vale-housing(dot)co(dot)uk>
Cc: pgsql-hackers-win32(at)postgresql(dot)org
Subject: Re: Installing postgres on win XP
Date: 2005-08-11 14:01:14
Message-ID: 200508111401.j7BE1Eu13761@candle.pha.pa.us (view raw or flat)
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Dave Page wrote:
>  
> 
> > -----Original Message-----
> > From: Bruce Momjian [mailto:pgman(at)candle(dot)pha(dot)pa(dot)us] 
> > Sent: 11 August 2005 14:47
> > To: Dave Page
> > Cc: Anup Bordia; pgsql-hackers-win32(at)postgresql(dot)org
> > Subject: Re: [pgsql-hackers-win32] Installing postgres on win XP
> > 
> > Ah, seems I have to click on the _second_ file in the 
> > directory for this
> > to work.  Can we make that file first or label is something like
> > "install"?
> 
> First/last is kinda dependent on how your copy of Winzip sorts the rows.
> 
> 
> Besides, if you run the internal msi (the one with the -int on the
> name), it should give you a message telling you to go run the other one
> (it did on a quick test here). What do you see exactly?

The plain PostgreSQL-8.0, if run, says "The installation package could
not be opened.  Verify that the package ...".  If I click on the
PostgreSQL-8.0-int, the installer works.  This is a fresh download run
from my desktop.

This is on XP Pro.  

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