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Re: initdb failure with PostgreSQL 7.3.2 / Cygwin 1.3.22-1 /

From: Frank Seesink <frank(at)mail(dot)wvnet(dot)edu>
To: pgsql-cygwin(at)postgresql(dot)org
Subject: Re: initdb failure with PostgreSQL 7.3.2 / Cygwin 1.3.22-1 /
Date: 2003-05-06 20:45:59
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Jason Tishler wrote:
> Frank,
> 
> On Tue, May 06, 2003 at 02:42:11PM -0400, Frank Seesink wrote:
> 
>>4.  Follow the instructions in /usr/doc/Cygwin/postgresql-7.3.2.README
>>______________________________________________________________________
>>
>>WARNING:  One issue I still found is that when a user reaches step #10
>>          in the README, they may get the following:
>>	____________________________________________________________
>>	$ psql -U postgres template1
>>	psql: could not connect to server: Bad file descriptor
>>	        Is the server running locally and accepting
>>	        connections on Unix domain socket "/tmp/.s.PGSQL.5432"?
>>	____________________________________________________________
> 
> 
> The above is fixed in Cygwin CVS:
> 
>     http://archives.postgresql.org/pgsql-cygwin/2003-03/msg00053.php
> 
> and the Cygwin snapshots:
> 
>     http://cygwin.com/snapshots/
> 
> Just download the latest cygwin1-YYYYMMDD.dll.bz2, bunzip2 it, and
> replace cygwin1.dll with cygwin1-YYYYMMDD.dll (when *all* Cygwin process
> are stopped).

	Thanks, Jason.  Will do.

	Oh, and over lunch I realized one faux pax in what I wrote. 
'postmaster' runs not under the SYSTEM user context, but 'postgres'. 
Duh.  My bad.


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