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BUG #6122: Installation fails: "database cluster initialisation failed"

From: "Mike Holywell" <mike(at)segment8(dot)co(dot)uk>
To: pgsql-bugs(at)postgresql(dot)org
Subject: BUG #6122: Installation fails: "database cluster initialisation failed"
Date: 2011-07-19 08:38:58
Message-ID: 201107190838.p6J8cwgf039126@wwwmaster.postgresql.org (view raw or flat)
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The following bug has been logged online:

Bug reference:      6122
Logged by:          Mike Holywell
Email address:      mike(at)segment8(dot)co(dot)uk
PostgreSQL version: 9.0.4
Operating system:   Mac OSX 10.7 (Lion)
Description:        Installation fails: "database cluster initialisation
failed"
Details: 

On a fresh install of Lion (11A511) installing Postgres 9.0.4 fails 
    Problem running post-install step
    installation may not
    complete correctly
    The database cluster initialisation failed

This has been reported on other blogs eg 

http://seeboriscode.blogspot.com/2011/06/osx-107-lion-postgres-installation.
html

I've had a similar(?) problem with the dscl command not creating the user
under earlier Lion Betas

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