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Re: BUG #5632: won't unistall properly

From: Bruce Momjian <bruce(at)momjian(dot)us>
To: Robert Koch <Expendable(at)AEMail4u(dot)com>
Cc: pgsql-bugs(at)postgresql(dot)org
Subject: Re: BUG #5632: won't unistall properly
Date: 2010-08-31 16:33:35
Message-ID: 201008311633.o7VGXZQ13783@momjian.us (view raw or flat)
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Robert Koch wrote:
> 
> The following bug has been logged online:
> 
> Bug reference:      5632
> Logged by:          Robert Koch
> Email address:      Expendable(at)AEMail4u(dot)com
> PostgreSQL version: 8.4.4-1
> Operating system:   Windows 2000 Pro
> Description:        won't unistall properly
> Details: 
> 
> When installing, PostgreSQL fails to create an entry in Windows' Add/Remove
> Programs feature.  One can remove the files and directories by hand, but the
> System Registry features about a couple dozen entries for PostgreSQL, some
> of which regedit.exe cannot remove.
> 
> A cleaner uninstall feature is necessary.
> 
> Similarly, the bundled versions of Apache and phpBB leave fingerprints in
> the registry when being removed by hand, as necessitated by their absence
> from the approved Add/Remove Programs method.

I know the Add/Remove Programs link gets created on XP;  in fact this is
the first reported failure we have heard about this.  Where did you get
the Postgres download from?

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