> -----Original Message-----
> From: Jason Tishler [mailto:Jason(dot)Tishler(at)dothill(dot)com]
> Sent: 01 May 2001 12:37
> To: Dave Page
> Cc: 'pgsql-cygwin(at)postgresql(dot)org'
> Subject: Re: [CYGWIN] Initdb and IpcMemoryCreate Errors
> On Tue, May 01, 2001 at 08:23:47AM +0100, Dave Page wrote:
> > I've found the error (which probably caused my earlier
> problem to continue
> > longer than they needed to). In my clean installation,
> cygwin1.dll is
> > installed in /bin. I downloaded cygwin-1.3.1.tar.gz and
> then untarred it
> > over my existing installation, not realising that in the archive,
> > cygwin1.dll (and some other .exes) is in /usr/bin. So all
> the time I *had*
> > upgraded to 1.3.1, it was just that the older .dll was in a
> > located before /usr/bin in the path! I've now moved the
> files from /usr/bin
> > to /bin, and all works fine (and uname -r proves I am
> running 1.3.1 this
> > time).
> I surmised that there was some kind of installation issue
> that was causing
> you to run a different (i.e., older) DLL than you thought
> that you were.
> However, I must also point out that your installation still seems
> not to be correct (or at least standard and hence supportable by the
> Cygwin list). If you use Cygwin's setup.exe, then /bin and /usr/bin
> are effectively the same directory due to entries in the mount table.
> For example, on my system I have the following:
> $ mount
> D:\Cygwin\bin /usr/bin system binmode
> D:\Cygwin\lib /usr/lib system binmode
> D:\Cygwin / system binmode
> The first and third entries above make /bin and /usr/bin synonymous.
> Did you use Cygwin's setup.exe? If not, then please do so in the
Yes I did use setup.exe to install cygwin initially, however I used winzip
to extract cygwin-1.3.1-2.tar.gz over the existing installation. Winzip of
course doesn't know about cygwins mounts.
OK, wrist slapped - I'll steer clear of windows programs in future!
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