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Re: IpcMemoryDetach fails under Cygwin on Win98

From: Jason Tishler <Jason(dot)Tishler(at)dothill(dot)com>
To: Jamie Walker <jamie(at)sagaxis(dot)co(dot)uk>
Cc: pgsql-ports(at)postgresql(dot)org
Subject: Re: IpcMemoryDetach fails under Cygwin on Win98
Date: 2001-02-03 23:59:26
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On Sat, Feb 03, 2001 at 06:51:32PM +0000, Jamie Walker wrote:
> I'm frantically trying to get PostgreSQL 7.0.3 installed on my laptop so
> I can work on my database while on holiday next week. I've got it to
> compile fine with the latest version of Cygwin, with cygipc-1.08,
> however, when I start postmaster, it fails:
> $ ipc-daemon &
> $ postmaster -i &
> [2] 528923
> $ G:\CYGW\USR\LOCAL\PGSQL\BIN\POSTGRES.EXE: *** recreate_mmaps_after_for
> k_failed
> Startup failed - abort

The above problem is due to Cygwin 1.1.8, see the following for more

You can "fix" the problem by temporarily downgrading to Cygwin 1.1.7.

Please do me a favor and forward this to pgsql-ports(at)postgresql(dot)org, if
you don't see my response there too.  I have been having problem posting
recently.  When it rains it pours...


Jason Tishler
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