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Re: BUG #1990: Installer bug fails to make C:\program files..global

From: "Magnus Hagander" <mha(at)sollentuna(dot)net>
To: "Gregory Bronner" <gbronner(at)alumni(dot)princeton(dot)edu>,<pgsql-bugs(at)postgresql(dot)org>
Subject: Re: BUG #1990: Installer bug fails to make C:\program files..global
Date: 2005-10-24 21:17:22
Message-ID: 6BCB9D8A16AC4241919521715F4D8BCE92E798@algol.sollentuna.se (view raw or flat)
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> The following bug has been logged online:
> 
> Bug reference:      1990
> Logged by:          Gregory Bronner
> Email address:      gbronner(at)alumni(dot)princeton(dot)edu
> PostgreSQL version: 8.0.4
> Operating system:   Win2k professional
> Description:        Installer bug fails to make C:\program 
> files..global
> Details: 
> 
> The files belonging to this database system will be owned by 
> user "postgres".
> This user must also own the server process.
> 
> The database cluster will be initialized with locale C.
> 
> fixing permissions on existing directory C:/Program 
> Files/PostgreSQL/8.0/data ... ok creating directory 
> C:/Program Files/PostgreSQL/8.0/data/global ... initdb:
> could not create directory "C:/Program Files": File exists
> initdb: removing contents of data directory "C:/Program 
> Files/PostgreSQL/8.0/data"
> 
> 
> Ever seen this?

Do you by any chance have a directory called c:\program?

//Magnus

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