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Re: BUG #4691: Installation error

From: Tom Lane <tgl(at)sss(dot)pgh(dot)pa(dot)us>
To: Dave Page <dpage(at)pgadmin(dot)org>
Cc: Gregory Clark <gregwillclark(at)hotmail(dot)com>, pgsql-bugs(at)postgresql(dot)org
Subject: Re: BUG #4691: Installation error
Date: 2009-03-04 21:47:25
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Dave Page <dpage(at)pgadmin(dot)org> writes:
> On Wed, Mar 4, 2009 at 9:32 PM, Tom Lane <tgl(at)sss(dot)pgh(dot)pa(dot)us> wrote:
>> "Gregory Clark" <gregwillclark(at)hotmail(dot)com> writes:
>>> The system cannot find the file specified.
>>> The system cannot find the file specified.
>>> The system cannot find the file specified.
>>> The system cannot find the file specified.
>>> The system cannot find the file specified.

>> It sorta looks like you are missing postgres.exe. But it's hard to
>> imagine why you'd have initdb and not that --- maybe a permissions
>> problem?

> initdb will bail out before it gets to that point if it can't find postgres.exe.

Hmm.  Maybe the complaints actually come from failing to load some DLL
that postgres.exe needs.

> I'm wondering about the use of Windows Embedded. I'm not sure if
> anyone has ever tested that - and personally I have no idea whether it
> may be cut down in ways that may affect Postgres.

... which would fit with the missing-DLL theory.

			regards, tom lane

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