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Re: postgresql installing problems

From: tomas(at)tuxteam(dot)de
To: Tim van Loon <kaboutertim(at)hotmail(dot)com>
Cc: pgsql-bugs(at)postgresql(dot)org
Subject: Re: postgresql installing problems
Date: 2009-11-10 04:26:23
Message-ID: 20091110042623.GA15924@tomas (view raw or flat)
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On Mon, Nov 09, 2009 at 10:28:51PM +0100, Tim van Loon wrote:
> 
> hello,
> 
> I have problems with installing postgresql 8.3

t would be helpful if you provided some more details. As it is, you
leave it to our crystal ball to come up with things as "what OS are you
using?" (my guess: Windows).

> after following a few steps. He starts to install, but after a while I get the next error.
> "user could not be created. user account already exists"   ??
> 
> I tried to uninstall everything and installed it again, but I got the same error

Besides, this question should go to the pgsql-novice(at)postgresql(dot)org(dot) If
I'm not completely off here, you'll find already an answer there: delete
this user (it is most probably a leftover from a previous installation
gone wrong). See <http://archives.postgresql.org/pgsql-novice/2007-03/msg00043.php>

Hope this helps
- -- tomás
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