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Re: psql & cygncurses5.dll

From: Dave Page <dpage(at)vale-housing(dot)co(dot)uk>
To: "'Jason Tishler'" <jason(at)tishler(dot)net>
Cc: "Fu, Robert" <Robert(dot)Fu(at)broadvision(dot)com>, "'Henshall, Stuart - WCP'" <SHenshall(at)westcountrypublications(dot)co(dot)uk>, "'Steven Williams'" <swilliam(at)bigpond(dot)net(dot)au>, pgsql-cygwin(at)postgresql(dot)org
Subject: Re: psql & cygncurses5.dll
Date: 2001-10-19 07:30:51
Message-ID: AA30E7BCCA5C1D4E88A231900F8325C00BCE@dogbert.vale-housing.co.uk (view raw or flat)
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> -----Original Message-----
> From: Jason Tishler [mailto:jason(at)tishler(dot)net] 
> Sent: 18 October 2001 17:47
> To: Dave Page
> Cc: Fu, Robert; 'Henshall, Stuart - WCP'; 'Steven Williams'; 
> pgsql-cygwin(at)postgresql(dot)org
> Subject: Re: [CYGWIN] psql & cygncurses5.dll
> 
> 
> Dave,
> 
> On Wed, Oct 17, 2001 at 09:05:36PM +0100, Dave Page wrote:
> > > -----Original Message-----
> > > From: Jason Tishler [mailto:jason(at)tishler(dot)net]
> > > The above is terrible advice.  The appropriate solution is to 
> > > rerun setup.exe and reinstall the ncurses package that 
> > > contains cygncurses5.dll. This has been mentioned numerous 
> > > times on the Cygwin mailing list.
> > 
> > I'm going to go and hide now as I can feel a telling-off on the way 
> > from Jason :-) ...
> 
> Sorry, Dave with a lead in like the above, I just couldn't 
> resist... :,)
> 
> > Whilst I agree that renaming is not a good idea,
> 
> Let's put it this way, you were lucky that the above worked.  
> The next time you may not be so lucky.

Luck didn't come into it - I didn't rename anything :-)

> > unfortunately the reality
> > is that searching that Cygwin list is not always the first 
> thing that 
> > springs to mind for some of us PostgreSQL users (pgsql-cygwin 
> > maybe...).
> 
> Since PostgreSQL under Windows relies on Cygwin, I strongly 
> recommend searching the Cygwin list.  Many "Cygwin PostgreSQL 
> issues" are actually just "Cygwin issues."

I know, unfortunately human nature being what it is...

> Hopefully, my "telling-off" wasn't too harsh...

:-)

Regards, Dave.

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