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BUG #4604: Instalation error: Failed to run initdb: 255!

From: "Brans van der Heijden" <quicknbrite(at)thehigherhand(dot)com>
To: pgsql-bugs(at)postgresql(dot)org
Subject: BUG #4604: Instalation error: Failed to run initdb: 255!
Date: 2009-01-08 00:05:08
Message-ID: 200901080005.n08058gK036928@wwwmaster.postgresql.org (view raw or flat)
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The following bug has been logged online:

Bug reference:      4604
Logged by:          Brans van der Heijden
Email address:      quicknbrite(at)thehigherhand(dot)com
PostgreSQL version: 8.2 -> 8.3.5
Operating system:   Vista Ultimate SP1
Description:        Instalation error: Failed to run initdb: 255!
Details: 

Hello,

Today I decided it would be a good idea to update postgresql 8.2 to 8.3.5
for performance reasons..

I backed up, dropped all db, uninstalled postgresql and removed all
remaining folders.

Now installation of 8.3.5 does not complete, initdb fails. giving the error
message Failed to run initdb: 255!

Help is very much appreciated!

Regards,

Brans

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