On Mon, Jun 11, 2012 at 10:23:00PM -0400, Tom Lane wrote:
> Hm, that patch seems to be several bricks shy of a load. I will fix
> two obvious bugs in it:
> (1) not dump core on boxes where printf("%s", NULL) dumps core;
> (2) not try to call adjust_data_dir before complaining for lack of
> a -D switch; since adjust_data_dir does not do anything to the value
> of pg_config, it's just silly to do things in that order.
> > I note that "postgres -C data_directory" will refuse to run on the
> > command line because I've got admin privileges in Windows, and that
> > pg_ctl normally starts postgres.exe using CreateRestrictedProcess.
> > But it does not do so for the popen call in adjust_data_dir.
> if that actually is a third bug, as seems likely, somebody with access
> to a windows environment will need to deal with it.
I think you have to use RUNAS when using 'pg_ctl' or 'postgres' on Windows.
Bruce Momjian <bruce(at)momjian(dot)us> http://momjian.us
+ It's impossible for everything to be true. +
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