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Re: Runtime Problems

From: "Richard Luckhurst" <rickl(at)soundadvice(dot)aunz(dot)net>
To: "Claudio Natoli" <claudio(dot)natoli(at)memetrics(dot)com>
Cc: "PGSQL Hackers" <pgsql-hackers-win32(at)postgresql(dot)org>
Subject: Re: Runtime Problems
Date: 2004-05-13 01:40:28
Message-ID: PHELJBBOGJFPOPJMDHMPKEGEEPAA.rickl@soundadvice.aunz.net (view raw or flat)
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Hi Claudio

I tried that and I get exactly the same error

Regards

Richard

-----Original Message-----
From: Claudio Natoli [mailto:claudio(dot)natoli(at)memetrics(dot)com]
Sent: Thursday, 13 May 2004 11:27 AM
To: 'Richard Luckhurst'; PGSQL Hackers
Subject: RE: [pgsql-hackers-win32] Runtime Problems



Take a peek at the -L option to initdb. Sounds like you need to do something
like:

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

This is a long standing quirk with the win32 port which is (finally) being
fixed pretty much as we speak.

Cheers,
Claudio

>  -----Original Message-----
> From: 	Richard Luckhurst [mailto:rickl(at)soundadvice(dot)aunz(dot)net] 
> Sent:	Thursday, 13 May 2004 11:04 AM
> To:	PGSQL Hackers
> Subject:	[pgsql-hackers-win32] Runtime Problems
> 
> 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
> Bad command or file name
> fgets failure: No error
> Bad command or file name
> fgets failure: No error
> 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.
> 
> Regards
> 
> Richard
> _______________________________________
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