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Re: Error on system startup

From: Matthew M(dot)Burke <mmburke(at)smcm(dot)edu>
To: pgsql-admin(at)postgresql(dot)org
Subject: Re: Error on system startup
Date: 2004-01-16 00:44:58
Message-ID: 35ACCBB8-47BD-11D8-B6AB-000393D4C9F2@smcm.edu (view raw or flat)
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On Jan 13, 2004, at 2:28 PM, Manuel Sugawara wrote:

> "Matthew M.Burke" <mmburke(at)smcm(dot)edu> writes:
>
>> FATAL:  XX000: failed to initialize lc_messages to ""
>> LOCATION:  InitializeGUCOptions, guc.c:1866
>
> Edit your $PGDATA/postgresql.conf file and look for that variable
> (lc_messages) and change the empty value with a correct one (may be
> en_US). Same for the others lc_* variables.
>

Manuel,

Thanks for the help. I found the variables commented out in 
$PGDATA/postgresql.conf and uncommented them.  Didn't help.  Wound up 
sticking

export LC_MESSAGES='POSIX'

in the initscript and that seems to be doing the trick.

Matt



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