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Re: win32 pgsql not installable

From: "Dave Page" <dpage(at)vale-housing(dot)co(dot)uk>
To: "Andreas Pflug" <pgadmin(at)pse-consulting(dot)de>,<pgsql-hackers-win32(at)postgresql(dot)org>
Cc: "Magnus Hagander" <mha(at)sollentuna(dot)net>
Subject: Re: win32 pgsql not installable
Date: 2004-07-27 21:01:34
Message-ID: E7F85A1B5FF8D44C8A1AF6885BC9A0E41A7497@ratbert.vale-housing.co.uk (view raw or flat)
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> -----Original Message-----
> From: Andreas Pflug [mailto:pgadmin(at)pse-consulting(dot)de] 
> Sent: 27 July 2004 23:55
> To: pgsql-hackers-win32(at)postgresql(dot)org
> Cc: Magnus Hagander; Dave Page
> Subject: win32 pgsql not installable
> 
> I know I'm going to go on some people's nerves, but it's necessary.
> 
> With the current "run-as-non-admin" restriction the windows 
> installer doesn't work, and it will probably be ridiculously 
> difficult to make it work unless this restriction is redesigned.

It's a pita for ad-hoc use, but installation and running as a service
works perfectly here.

> I don't see any point in restricting postgres.exe (i.e. the 
> single user non-communicating version) to non-superusers. 
> Installations are usually executed with admin privileges 
> (non-admins won't be able to create services), and currently 
> it fails to initialize the cluster with that d***d message. 
> Consequently, it rolls back the complete installation leaving 
> me at point zero.

Whats the error?

Regards, Dave

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