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Re: BUG #2934: INSTALL FAILURE - failed to set permissions

From: Magnus Hagander <magnus(at)hagander(dot)net>
To: inifinity <priyatam(at)gmail(dot)com>
Cc: pgsql-bugs(at)postgresql(dot)org
Subject: Re: BUG #2934: INSTALL FAILURE - failed to set permissions
Date: 2007-01-27 16:02:38
Message-ID: 45BB779E.6070902@hagander.net (view raw or flat)
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inifinity wrote:
> The following bug has been logged online:
> 
> Bug reference:      2934
> Logged by:          inifinity
> Email address:      priyatam(at)gmail(dot)com
> PostgreSQL version: 8.2
> Operating system:   Windows XP
> Description:        INSTALL FAILURE - failed to set permissions on the
> installed files
> Details: 
> 
> I've been trying to install this from past two days and all I can see is a
> an error message towards the end of installation and a log file which I
> cannot acccess in my default C:\program files\postrgresql\8.2
> 
> the error says to check a log file perm.log but I cannot browse or delete
> the *\8.2 folder. says access denied. 
> 
> I have a admin user account and Im 100% sure I have given the right
> username/pwd in the first page of the installation with 'postgresql' as a
> superuser (and a diff pwd). 
> 
> Tried searching all forums but no result.
> 
> I just hope someone sees this message and comes up with a solution rather
> than ask my cryptic questions in return

What are the permissions on the directory c:\program files, and what are
the permissions on the postgresql directory that you cannot browse?

//Magnus


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