"David Andersen" <david(dot)andersen(at)andersen-innovation(dot)com> writes:
> [ initdb fails with ]
> initdb: directory "../data" exists but is not empty
> If you want to create a new database system, either remove or empty
> the directory "../data" or run initdb
> with an argument other than "../data".
This is not a bug. It's an intentional safety feature to prevent people
from accidentally wiping out their databases by re-initdb'ing over them.
If you really want to re-initdb, do what the message tells you to.
regards, tom lane
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