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Re: InitDB Failure on install

From: Andreas Pflug <pgadmin(at)pse-consulting(dot)de>
To: Dave Page <dpage(at)vale-housing(dot)co(dot)uk>
Cc: pgsql-hackers-win32(at)postgresql(dot)org
Subject: Re: InitDB Failure on install
Date: 2004-08-20 13:29:49
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Dave Page wrote:
>>-----Original Message-----
>>From: pgsql-hackers-win32-owner(at)postgresql(dot)org 
>>[mailto:pgsql-hackers-win32-owner(at)postgresql(dot)org] On Behalf 
>>Of Dave Page
>>Sent: 20 August 2004 12:08
>>To: Andreas Pflug
>>Cc: pgsql-hackers-win32(at)postgresql(dot)org
>>Subject: Re: [pgsql-hackers-win32] InitDB Failure on install
>>>The official way to detect a terminal service session according to 
>>>MSDN is
>>>bool IsRemoteSession() { return 
>>GetSystemMetrics(SM_REMOTESESSION); }
>>Hmm, too much time playing with Citrix recently! I'll change 
>>it shortly
>>- thanks.
> Actually I'm going to leave it as it is for now - that won't work on NT4
> (even with TS afaict), and as it's possible the installer may be fixed
> for NT in the future, I'd rather not introduce any further
> incompatibilities.

No, it's NT4SP4 or later.
We definitely should require NT4SP4 or later anyway.

BTW, GetSystemMetrics would return 0 for unsupported SM_ values.


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