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Re: BUG #5685: Installer Error

From: Dave Page <dpage(at)pgadmin(dot)org>
To: Craig Ringer <craig(at)postnewspapers(dot)com(dot)au>
Cc: quiksilver5646(at)hotmail(dot)com, pgsql-bugs(at)postgresql(dot)org
Subject: Re: BUG #5685: Installer Error
Date: 2010-10-01 07:43:32
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On Fri, Oct 1, 2010 at 4:21 AM, Craig Ringer
<craig(at)postnewspapers(dot)com(dot)au> wrote:
> On 10/01/2010 05:01 AM, quiksilver5646(at)hotmail(dot)com wrote:
>>  > regsvr32 %systemroot%\system32\vbscript.dll
>>  >
>>  > You should see a messagebox which says something like:
>>  >
>>  > DllRegisterServer in vbscript.dll succeeded.
>>
>>
>> Thank you very much!  That did the trick!
>
> Given the increasing number of VBScript issues that're popping up (even if
> it's just due to increasing downloads by a broader user base), perhaps the
> installer needs to test the VBScript engine before trying to run a script
> that does real work?
>
> Invoking a script that does nothing,  or perhaps prints a short success
> message, might help separate initdb and genuine runtime install issues from
> vbscript issues. It'd also permit the installer to offer the advice you
> (Dave) just offered to the user in an error dialog, possibly helping some
> people fix their systems without further intervention.
>
> Just an idea.

That's what I was working on last night when I emailed you offlist :-)



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