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Re: BUG #4882: One-click installer crashes with certain service account passwords

From: Dave Page <dpage(at)pgadmin(dot)org>
To: Dustin Parker <dparker(at)forwardslope(dot)com>
Cc: pgsql-bugs(at)postgresql(dot)org
Subject: Re: BUG #4882: One-click installer crashes with certain service account passwords
Date: 2009-06-25 20:36:11
Message-ID: 937d27e10906251336t6b5b59bcq83e8b47cc94312c8@mail.gmail.com (view raw or flat)
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On Thu, Jun 25, 2009 at 8:38 PM, Dustin Parker<dparker(at)forwardslope(dot)com> wrote:
>
> The following bug has been logged online:
>
> Bug reference:      4882
> Logged by:          Dustin Parker
> Email address:      dparker(at)forwardslope(dot)com
> PostgreSQL version: 8.3.7
> Operating system:   Windows XP Professional, SP3
> Description:        One-click installer crashes with certain service account
> passwords
> Details:
>
> createuser.exe is invoked by the PostgreSQL one-click installer (maintained
> by EnterpriseDB) to create the service account.  When using passwords with
> percent signs, creatuser.exe crashes inside a formatted-printing routine.
>
> validateuser.exe suffers from this same problem.
>
> Workaround: for every literal percent sign in the desired password, the user
> must type two percent signs.

Thanks - investigating.


-- 
Dave Page
EnterpriseDB UK:   http://www.enterprisedb.com

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