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Re: cgywin-postgres install

From: Michael Adler <adler(at)glimpser(dot)org>
To: "Leland F(dot) Jackson, CPA" <smvfp(at)mail(dot)smvfp(dot)com>
Cc: All <pgsql-cygwin(at)postgresql(dot)org>
Subject: Re: cgywin-postgres install
Date: 2002-05-12 13:28:30
Message-ID: Pine.NEB.4.44.0205120923430.28227-100000@reva.sixgirls.org (view raw or flat)
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On Sat, 11 May 2002, Leland F. Jackson, CPA wrote:

> After connecting to postres via pgAdmin II, I tried to create a new database
> and received the following error:
>
>    ERROR CREATE DATABASE:  could not initialize database directory.

What command did you type that gave this error?

You create databases with "createdb somedatabase". If you tried to use
"initdb somedatabase", that won't work. You only need to initdb once for
each version of postgresql.


> Does someone hold a pearl of wisdom that would unlock the brick wall I
> am up against.

Mike


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