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Re: pg8 beta3 Win32: after dropping db directory is not removed

From: "Magnus Hagander" <mha(at)sollentuna(dot)net>
To: "Peter Lang" <peter(at)remindex(dot)com>, <pgsql-general(at)postgresql(dot)org>
Subject: Re: pg8 beta3 Win32: after dropping db directory is not removed
Date: 2004-10-30 20:11:09
Message-ID: 6BCB9D8A16AC4241919521715F4D8BCE47605D@algol.sollentuna.se (view raw or flat)
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>Hi, 
>
>Most (but not all) of the time when I drop a database I receive the
>following warning:
>
>WARNING:  could not remove database directory "c:/program
>files/PostgreSQL/8.0.0-beta3-dev1/data/base/XXXXX"
>
>Where XXXXX is the directory name of for the database being 
>dropped.  It's
>not a really big deal, since all but one of the data files are 
>removed, and
>if the postmaster service is stopped, the directory and last 
>file can be
>removed.  
>
>Is this a bug?

Yes, this looks like a known issue that is fixed in current CVS, but not
in any of the released betas.

(By the way, there is a beta-4 out there to test. it doesn't contain
this fix, but several others are in there)

//Magnus

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