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Re: [HACKERS] initdb problems

From: Bruce Momjian <maillist(at)candle(dot)pha(dot)pa(dot)us>
To: emkxp01(at)mtcc(dot)demon(dot)co(dot)uk
Cc: meskes(at)topsystem(dot)de, hackers(at)postgreSQL(dot)org
Subject: Re: [HACKERS] initdb problems
Date: 1998-08-24 22:03:20
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> Bruce,
> I've done a "cvs update" of my tree since your changes.
> Firstly, seems to have reverted to it's original state
> where the HAVE_LONG* stuff was broken.
> I've fixed that in my source and run autoconf so that I could build.

OK, I am not dealing with again on this int64 stuff.  If
someone wants to submit a patch to fix it, go ahead.  No, "Just make it
look like ...".

> Secondly the problem seems to be exactly the same as before.
> "select * from pg_user" returns:-
> template1=> select * from pg_user;
> ERROR:  Relation pg_user does not have attribute usename
> Creating a table gives a core dump:-

See if pg_attribute has any empty attalign values, = ' '.

> template1=> create table dummy ( dummy int);
> pqReadData() -- backend closed the channel unexpectedly.
>         This probably means the backend terminated abnormally before or while 
> processing the request.
> We have lost the connection to the backend, so further processing is impossible. 
>  Terminating.
> [postgres(at)sparclinux pgsql]$
> I'm currently building with "-g" so that I can take a look at what's
> happening.
> BTW: I've recently switched from cvsup to cvs and my local tree was
> fetched afresh at the weekend. (have done several "cvs update"s since)
> I'll let you know the results.
> Keith.
> Bruce Momjian <maillist(at)candle(dot)pha(dot)pa(dot)us>
> > 
> > Seems like there is some problem with cvs and people seeing all my
> > changes, causing initdb problems.
> > 
> > The only solution that has worked for two people is to re-download the
> > entire cvs tree.

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