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Re: Re: postgresql problem

From: Jason Tishler <Jason(dot)Tishler(at)dothill(dot)com>
To: Jane G <jane(dot)gu(at)jungledrum(dot)co(dot)nz>
Cc: pgsql-ports(at)postgresql(dot)org
Subject: Re: Re: postgresql problem
Date: 2001-03-06 04:40:07
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On Tue, Mar 06, 2001 at 03:54:37PM +1300, Jane G wrote:
> Thanks for your reply. I am struggling to fix the connect() fail problem.
> But i have no any progress now.  I am using PostgreSQL 7.0.3 version,
> cygipc1.0.9-2 and cygwin-1.1.18-2 with
> cygwin1.dll(written in 20010216) from the snapshot list.  When i run
> 'postmaster' without option '-i',  the system can't find the program running
> on port 5432.  Now i run 'postmaster -i',
> and 'psql' without option,  the connect() failed again.

With PostgreSQL 7.0.3 under Cygwin, you have no choice but to run with
"postmaster -i" and "psql -h host" (where host could be localhost, etc.).

> I guess i have to try the PostgreSQL 7.1beta5 version.

You don't have to, but I would strongly recommend it since it builds
OOTB (i.e., no patches are necessary) under Cygwin and for many other
compelling reasons too.

> Could you tell me the web address to download it?

You can find it at:

or another PostgreSQL mirror.


Jason Tishler
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Dot Hill Systems Corp.               Fax:   +1 (732) 264-8798
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