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Re: REPOST: InitDB Failure on install

From: "Magnus Hagander" <mha(at)sollentuna(dot)net>
To: "Magnus Hagander" <mha(at)sollentuna(dot)net>,"Tom Lane" <tgl(at)sss(dot)pgh(dot)pa(dot)us>
Cc: "Merlin Moncure" <merlin(dot)moncure(at)rcsonline(dot)com>,<pgsql-hackers-win32(at)postgresql(dot)org>
Subject: Re: REPOST: InitDB Failure on install
Date: 2004-08-16 18:18:07
Message-ID: 6BCB9D8A16AC4241919521715F4D8BCE34BFD5@algol.sollentuna.se (view raw or flat)
Thread:
Lists: pgsql-hackers-win32
>>>                 /* Unable to get shared memory */
>>> +               errno = GetLastError();
>>
>>Aren't you going to need a mapping function to convert Windows error
>>codes to errno numbers?  Don't tell me Microsoft was smart enough to
>>make them the same ;-)
>
>They are the same for "low numbers", which are the ones normally
>assigned to errno. GetLastError() will return a whole lot of numbers
>that are not in the "errno supported set", but the same number is never
>used for the same thing. The net result should be that it'll return a
>somewhat-less-than-helpful error message (just stating the error code),
>but it should be able to show us if this is where the issue is. And we
>can always manually be checed during debugging. This is not 
>intended for
>application, just for testing.
>
>
>>(BTW, there was some discussion around this point while you were gone.
>>Dunno if you've caught up on the list traffic yet.)
>
>Not all the lists. Apparantly not the correct one yet. 

Ok. I think I'm caught up now, and I don't find anything directly
related to this. Could be because there was so much mail that I skimmed
some of it a bit too quickly... Could you provide me with a pointer?

//Magnus

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