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Re: InitDB Failure on install

From: "Magnus Hagander" <mha(at)sollentuna(dot)net>
To: "Dave Page" <dpage(at)vale-housing(dot)co(dot)uk>,"Mario Ivankovits" <imario(at)apache(dot)org>,<pgsql-hackers-win32(at)postgresql(dot)org>
Cc: "Andreas Pflug" <pgadmin(at)pse-consulting(dot)de>
Subject: Re: InitDB Failure on install
Date: 2004-08-20 11:05:06
Message-ID: 6BCB9D8A16AC4241919521715F4D8BCE34C042@algol.sollentuna.se (view raw or flat)
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> > > > I removed our postgres installation and tried to install it in 
> > > > "install mode" through an ts session - it doesnt worked anyway.
> > > > 
> > > > So i went to our console and reinstalled it - with success.
> > > 
> > > OK, thanks. I committed a patch for this last night BTW. 
> One thing 
> > > that struck me this morning though - the patch checks that 
> > > %SESSIONNAME% == "Console" (as oppsed to something like
> > > ICA-tcp#45 as you might see on a Citrix session); does the word 
> > > "Console" get localised on non-English versions of Windows? Can 
> > > someone check this for me please?
> > 
> > Um. Is this really a problem with the installer? IMHO it seems more 
> > like a problem with the backend, so if we manage to fix that one be 
> > prepared to remoev the check :-)
> 
> I've got no problem with that - but we've seen a number of 
> reports of this, and no hint that anyone has the foggiest why 
> it's happening. At least this will stave off a more reports 
> next time round.

I'm working on the issue. First I have to fix the error messages though,
but I think I clearly have enough to reproduce it consitently now at
least.

//Magnus

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