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Re: INITDB error

From: Jason Tishler <jason(at)tishler(dot)net>
To: Jean-Pierre Praz <jpraz(at)dplanet(dot)ch>
Cc: pgsql-cygwin(at)postgresql(dot)org
Subject: Re: INITDB error
Date: 2003-12-22 14:34:34
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On Thu, Dec 18, 2003 at 02:55:03AM +0100, Jean-Pierre Praz wrote:
> i finally got initdb with postgresql 7.4.1 on cygwin/winXP working for
> me:
> i applied dos2unix (see:,
> or: on the file:

BTW, Cygwin's cygutils package contains a dos2unix utility.

> /usr/local/pgsql/share/postgres.description
> without this there was always an error:
> ...
> loading pg_description... ERROR:  end-of-copy marker does not match 
> previous newline style
> CONTEXT:  COPY tmp_pg_description, line 1542: ""
> ...

Sounds like you chose text mode mounts instead of binary ones...


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