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Re: Windows x86-64 One-Click Install (9.1.2-1, 9.0.6-1) hangs on "initialising the database cluster" (with work-around)

From: Dave Page <dpage(at)pgadmin(dot)org>
To: Eric Borts <eborts(at)bltek(dot)com>
Cc: Dharmendra Goyal <dharmendra(dot)goyal(at)enterprisedb(dot)com>, pgsql-bugs(at)postgresql(dot)org
Subject: Re: Windows x86-64 One-Click Install (9.1.2-1, 9.0.6-1) hangs on "initialising the database cluster" (with work-around)
Date: 2012-01-30 07:56:55
Message-ID: CA+OCxoxmiyg2nXhVed7J6qTtoFBDEizM-EwGAv_bE5cq3pQDrQ@mail.gmail.com (view raw or flat)
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On Mon, Jan 30, 2012 at 7:49 AM, Eric Borts <eborts(at)bltek(dot)com> wrote:
> On 1/29/2012 3:02 AM, Dave Page wrote:
>>
>> On Sat, Jan 28, 2012 at 2:47 AM, Dharmendra Goyal
>> <dharmendra(dot)goyal(at)enterprisedb(dot)com>  wrote:
>>>
>>>
>>> Nice analysis Eric. ANy idea why (which program set this) this particular
>>> registry was set.
>>>
>>> Dave, shall we consider using "%COMSPEC% /c" with 0 as second
>>> parameter..??
>>
>> We can certainly try it, though I'm concerned it may break more
>> systems than it fixes, eg. those where %COMSPEC% has been
>> intentionally changed because the use wants to use a different shell.
>>
>>
> I'd have to agree with Dave here. It was clearly a problem with my batch
> file association. I don't know *how* I got into this state, but at least
> there's a good log now of how to fix the problem for users that have the
> same problem!
>
> I suppose you could detect the problem and issue warning by running a test
> echo batch file and *not waiting* on the result, then pausing for a second,
> and checking to see if the output file was created. Heck or check the
> registry to see if there's a UserChoice key on the .bat extension.
>
> In any case, I'm satisfied that my computer was messed up and it's now
> fixed. And I've got my context menu back!

That's the most important thing! Thanks for the hard work and
excellent analysis of the problem.

Regards, Dave.

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