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Re: BUG #4826: Cannot install Postgresql

From: Craig Ringer <craig(at)postnewspapers(dot)com(dot)au>
To: Tobias Storm <tobias_storm(at)ofir(dot)dk>
Cc: pgsql-bugs(at)postgresql(dot)org
Subject: Re: BUG #4826: Cannot install Postgresql
Date: 2009-05-29 00:16:36
Message-ID: 4A1F2964.6070705@postnewspapers.com.au (view raw or flat)
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Tobias Storm wrote:
> The following bug has been logged online:
> 
> Bug reference:      4826
> Logged by:          Tobias Storm
> Email address:      tobias_storm(at)ofir(dot)dk
> PostgreSQL version: postgresql-8.3
> Operating system:   Windows XP Home Edition
> Description:        Cannot install Postgresql
> Details: 
> 
> When I am trying to install PostgreSQL I get an error message which say:
> (Due to this I am not able to install PostgreSQL)
> 
> Failed to run initdb: 1!
> Please see the logfile in: C/Programmer/.......
> 
> When I go to the logfile it says:
> 
> The files belonging to this database system will be owned by user SYSTEM.
> This user must also own the server process.
> 
> The database cluster will be initialized with locale Danish_Denmark.1252.
> The default text search configuration will be set to danish.
> 
> creating directory CProgrammerPostgreSQL8.3data ... initdb could not create
> directory CProgrammerPostgreSQL File exists
> 
> 
> Can you tell me how I can solve this problem?

It sounds like you set the data directory to the same directory as the
PostgreSQL install directory. That won't work.

Specify a subdirectory of the install directory if you must have it in
there.

--
Craig Ringer


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