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Re: Updated Cygwin Package: postgresql-7.4.2-1

From: Jason Tishler <jason(at)tishler(dot)net>
To: "David P(dot) Lurie" <dbase4(at)hotmail(dot)com>
Cc: pgsql-cygwin(at)postgresql(dot)org
Subject: Re: Updated Cygwin Package: postgresql-7.4.2-1
Date: 2004-06-16 17:24:45
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On Wed, Jun 16, 2004 at 11:29:03AM -0400, David P. Lurie wrote:
> "Jason Tishler" <jason(at)tishler(dot)net> wrote in message
> > The two methods should be equivalent with the later just being
> > easier to document.
> I had to tweak the README instructions, primarily adding quotes when
> needed.  Some of my changes may have been redundant:
> Original:
> net user postgres $password /add /fullname:postgres /comment:'PostgreSQL
> user account' /homedir:"$(cygpath -w /home/postgres)"

The above will only work under a Unix shell (e.g., bash) -- not under
cmd.  I guess that I should update the README to be clear...

> New:
> mkdir -p /home/postgres
> chown postgres /home/postgres

The above should not be necessary, albeit convenient if one logs in as
postgres frequently.

> net user postgres $password /add /fullname:"postgres "
> /homedir:"C:\cygwin\home\postgres"

See above.


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