On 17/12/2009 6:10 PM, Vincent Pinto wrote:
> The following bug has been logged online:
> Bug reference: 5248
> Logged by: Vincent Pinto
> Email address: vincent_pinto(at)mentor(dot)com
> PostgreSQL version: 126.96.36.1996
> Operating system: Windows XP SP3
> Description: Cannot find SSLEAY32.dll problem.
> We have an application that installs postgres.
How? Using the OneClick installer's silent/scripted install? From the
zip files? If the latter, how and where?
> But during the install,
> while it tries to start the database, and error "This application failed to
> start because SSLEAY32.dll was not found. Re-installing the application may
> fix this problem." pops up.
SSLEAY32.DLL should be part of the PostgreSQL install and in the same
directory as the PostgreSQL binaries. Is it not?
> I tried reinstalling but that does not help. I also noticed on my earlier
> laptop that ssleay32.dll is not in the windows/system32 dir (many folks on
> various forums suggest to do so, but I did not do it because the db starts
> on the earlier machine, so why should it not start on the newer on?)
No, do *not* mess with WINDOWS\SYSTEM32 . People who tell you to install
random libraries there are almost certainly wrong, and are parroting
advice that used to apply back in the Windows 95/98 days before Windows
preferentially loaded libraries from the same directory as the application.
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