Skip site navigation (1) Skip section navigation (2)

Re: Runtime Problems

From: "Richard Luckhurst" <rickl(at)soundadvice(dot)aunz(dot)net>
To: "Andrew Dunstan" <andrew(at)dunslane(dot)net>
Cc: "PGSQL Hackers" <pgsql-hackers-win32(at)postgresql(dot)org>
Subject: Re: Runtime Problems
Date: 2004-05-17 02:40:42
Message-ID: PHELJBBOGJFPOPJMDHMPIEKGEPAA.rickl@soundadvice.aunz.net (view raw or flat)
Thread:
Lists: pgsql-hackers-win32
Hi Andrew

I get the same old fgets error.

Regards

Richard

-----Original Message-----
From: Andrew Dunstan [mailto:andrew(at)dunslane(dot)net]
Sent: Monday, 17 May 2004 12:32 PM
To: rickl(at)soundadvice(dot)aunz(dot)net
Cc: pgsql-hackers-win32(at)postgresql(dot)org
Subject: RE: [pgsql-hackers-win32] Runtime Problems


Richard Luckhurst said:
> Hi Andrew
>
> if I try to just run bin/initdb in the pgsql directory I get the normal
> error

sorry - of course I meant


bin\initdb -D c:\pgsql\data -W --lc-collate=C


> that bin is not an executable. If I try the full path
> c:\pgsql\bin\initdb I get the same old error.
>
> Regards
>
> Richard
>
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Andrew Dunstan [mailto:andrew(at)dunslane(dot)net]
> Sent: Monday, 17 May 2004 9:42 AM
> To: Richard Luckhurst
> Cc: PGSQL Hackers
> Subject: Re: [pgsql-hackers-win32] Runtime Problems
>
>
>
>
> Richard Luckhurst wrote:
>
>>Hi Andrew
>>
>>I ran configure with the --without-zlib option
>>
>
> What happens if you cd to c:\pgsql and run
>
> bin/initdb -D c:\pgsql\data -W --lc-collate=C
>
> ?
>
> cheers
>
> andrew
>
>
>>
>>Regards
>>
>>Richard
>>
>>-----Original Message-----
>>From: pgsql-hackers-win32-owner(at)postgresql(dot)org
>>[mailto:pgsql-hackers-win32-owner(at)postgresql(dot)org]On Behalf Of Andrew
>>Dunstan
>>Sent: Sunday, 16 May 2004 8:13 PM
>>To: pgsql-hackers-win32(at)postgresql(dot)org
>>Subject: Re: [pgsql-hackers-win32] Runtime Problems
>>
>>
>>Richard Luckhurst said:
>>
>>
>>>Hi All
>>>
>>>I have just recompiled using the latest snapshot and I am still
>>>getting exactly the same errors. I still have the compile stuff in
>>>msys and the copy in c:\pgsql so that explains why it is picking it up
>>>twice I guess. In any case I still have the error I first asked about
>>>last week.
>>>
>>>
>>
>>What parameters did you run configure with?
>>
>>cheers
>>
>>andrew
>>
>>
>>
>>
>>>Regards
>>>
>>>Richard
>>>
>>>-----Original Message-----
>>>From: pgsql-hackers-win32-owner(at)postgresql(dot)org
>>>[mailto:pgsql-hackers-win32-owner(at)postgresql(dot)org]On Behalf Of Andrew
>>>Dunstan
>>>Sent: Thursday, 13 May 2004 8:54 PM
>>>To: pgsql-hackers-win32(at)postgresql(dot)org
>>>Subject: Re: [pgsql-hackers-win32] Runtime Problems
>>>
>>>
>>>I said:
>>>
>>>
>>>>Richard Luckhurst said:
>>>>
>>>>
>>>>>Hello All
>>>>>
>>>>>I am quite new to pgsql and the Win32 port. I have just tried
>>>>>Vishal's new guide to building
>>>>>and I am having what looks like a path problem when I try to
>>>>>initialise a database. I am using
>>>>>Windows 2000. Everything builds and installs OK and I have copied
>>>>>the files in the msys\1.0\local\pgsql
>>>>>to my c:\pgsql folder as per the instructions. I have added
>>>>>C:\pgsql\bin and c:\pgsql\lib to my path
>>>>>as instructed. When I try to run initdb I get the following error
>>>>>
>>>>>initdb -D c:\pgsql\data -W --lc-collate=C
>>>>>
>>>>>
>>>The clue is actually in these following 4 lines
>>>
>>>
>>>
>>>>>Bad command or file name
>>>>>fgets failure: No error
>>>>>Bad command or file name
>>>>>fgets failure: No error
>>>>>
>>>>>
>>>For some reason, initdb has found postgres.exe in 2 locations but in
>>>both cases has been unable to execute it, and consequently unable to
>>>read in the version string.
>>>
>>>That's a bit strange - I have no explanation for it right now.
>>>
>>>The relevant code has just been refactored by Bruce as part of the
>>>relocation stuff.
>>>
>>>For now, I still recommend running from the installed path.
>>>
>>>cheers
>>>
>>>andrew
>>>
>>>
>>>
>>>
>>>>>The program "postgres" is needed by initdb but was not found in the
>>>>>directory "C:/msys/1.0/local/pgsql/bin". Check your installation
>>>>>
>>>>>I would appreciate any clues here as this has me stumped. I don't
>>>>>understand why is should even be looking in the msys directory.
>>>>>
>>>>>
>>>>>
>>>>I haven't had time to read the document referred to, but if it
>>>>currently recommends that you run from anywhere but the installed
>>>>path then I disagree with it. When we get relocatable installs, which
>>>>Bruce is working on, you will be able to move the whole installation
>>>>around to your heart's content.
>>>>
>>>>Have you checked that there is still in fact a
>>>>C:/msys/1.0/local/pgsql/bin/postgres.exe? Could it be a permissions
>>>>problem?
>>>>
>>>>
>>>>
>>>
>>>
>>
>>
>>
>>
>>---------------------------(end of
>>broadcast)--------------------------- TIP 9: the planner will ignore
>>your desire to choose an index scan if your
>>      joining column's datatypes do not match
>>
>>
>>__________ NOD32 1.762 (20040516) Information __________
>>
>>This message was checked by NOD32 antivirus system.
>>http://www.nod32.com
>>
>>
>>
>>
>
>
>
> __________ NOD32 1.762 (20040516) Information __________
>
> This message was checked by NOD32 antivirus system.
> http://www.nod32.com





__________ NOD32 1.762 (20040516) Information __________

This message was checked by NOD32 antivirus system.
http://www.nod32.com



In response to

Responses

pgsql-hackers-win32 by date

Next:From: Bruce MomjianDate: 2004-05-17 03:53:59
Subject: Re: Runtime Problems
Previous:From: Andrew DunstanDate: 2004-05-17 02:31:50
Subject: Re: Runtime Problems

Privacy Policy | About PostgreSQL
Copyright © 1996-2014 The PostgreSQL Global Development Group