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Re: PostGreSQL on NT 4.0

From: Fred Yankowski <fred(at)ontosys(dot)com>
To: TJHart(at)thoughtworks(dot)COM, Pgsql-Ports <pgsql-ports(at)postgresql(dot)org>
Subject: Re: PostGreSQL on NT 4.0
Date: 2001-03-20 19:25:32
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Only use 'tar' to unpack Cygwin packages, not 'winzip', because the
latter doesn't understand Cygwin's mount points and can (mistakenly)
create the separate /bin and /usr/bin directories.  Been there, done that.

> On Mon, Mar 19, 2001 at 06:57:07PM -0800, TJHart(at)thoughtworks(dot)COM wrote:
> > FYI... in case you get any other bone-head developers asking....
> > My problem was that I assumed that /bin and /usr/bin were the same ( i.e.,
> > one was a symlink for the other ). For some reason, I have a cygwin/bin and
> > a cygwin/usr/bin that are different directories.

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Principal Consultant       fax: +1.630.879.1370
OntoSys, Inc             38W242 Deerpath Rd, Batavia, IL 60510, USA

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