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Re: cygwin installation problem (windows platform)

From: mike g <mike(at)thegodshalls(dot)com>
To: Harry <xghuang(at)cs(dot)aau(dot)dk>
Cc: pgsql-admin(at)postgresql(dot)org
Subject: Re: cygwin installation problem (windows platform)
Date: 2004-06-21 04:17:57
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Lists: pgsql-admin
What version of postgres did you install?  If it is 7.4.2 or later then
you must install the cygserver package and start that.  ipc-daemon2 is
not being used anymore.

On Wed, 2004-06-16 at 08:00, Harry wrote:
> Hi all,
>    I install cygwin in my windows2000 so as to install postgresql. When I
> use the postgresql installed together with cygwin, I came into this problem:
>    First, I run
>       ipc-daemon2 &
>    Second, when I try to initialize the database by running the following
> command,
>       initdb -D /usr/local/pgsql/data
>    I got some problem, here are the output
> .....(the above step is OK)
> creating configuration files... ok
> creating template1 database in /usr/local/pgsql/data/base/1... Signal 12
> initdb: failed
>    I download the source code of postgresql (7.4.2) and compile it under the
> cygwin and run the above again. The same problem happens. Here are the
> output after running initdb.
> ........( The above is OK)
>    creating configuration files... ok
> creating template1 database in /usr/local/pgsql/data/base/1... FATAL:
> semctl(35
> , 16, SETVAL, 536) failed: Invalid argument
> initdb: failed
>   What shall I do with this problem?
> Thanks
> Harry
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