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Re: BUG #6193: The one-click installer failed to unpack

From: Robert Haas <robertmhaas(at)gmail(dot)com>
To: farta <fayfarta(at)gmail(dot)com>
Cc: pgsql-bugs(at)postgresql(dot)org
Subject: Re: BUG #6193: The one-click installer failed to unpack
Date: 2011-09-15 11:26:00
Message-ID: CA+TgmoYrKkgwCvKEijzBZ7KXLd78Cc49Wg_dMHfFP3gJ9wyXGw@mail.gmail.com (view raw or flat)
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On Thu, Sep 1, 2011 at 11:57 AM, farta <fayfarta(at)gmail(dot)com> wrote:
> The following bug has been logged online:
>
> Bug reference:      6193
> Logged by:          farta
> Email address:      fayfarta(at)gmail(dot)com
> PostgreSQL version: 9.0.4
> Operating system:   Windows 7 64 bit
> Description:        The one-click installer failed to unpack
> Details:
>
> postgresql-9.0.4-1-windows_x64.exe failed to unpack. I downloaded it for
> several times from different location, so it should not be a corrupted
> download. When executed, after the postgresql icon displayed at first
> disappared, an error message box showed up, said: (In Chinese, my system is
> chinese version) "File name, directory name or volume name is invalid."
>
> I'm wondering if it is because my username on my system is in Chinese so it
> contains non-ascii charactors, and the when the installer begain to unpack
> files, it tried to get temperary directory name, and since the path contains
> non-ascii charactor it might not support, it failed and told "File name,
> directory name or volume name is invalid."

According to the EnterpriseDB installer team, your explanation is
correct.  Apparently the installation directory path and PGDATA path
locations have to patch the following regex:

^([a-zA-Z]:)\\([0-9a-zA-Z_\\\s\.\-\(\)]*)$

Sorry for the inconvenience.  :-(

-- 
Robert Haas
EnterpriseDB: http://www.enterprisedb.com
The Enterprise PostgreSQL Company

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