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Re: cannot find name for user ID

From: Reini Urban <rurban(at)x-ray(dot)at>
To: Chida Hisao <chida(dot)DigitalScape(at)canon(dot)co(dot)jp>
Cc: pgsql-cygwin(at)postgresql(dot)org
Subject: Re: cannot find name for user ID
Date: 2004-10-29 19:01:48
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Chida Hisao schrieb:
> I have newly installed cygwin on Win200 PC, but the it always start
> with:
> "id: cannot find name for user ID 36987"

man mkpasswd

> and I fail to initialize PostgresSQL with this message:
> "The program
>     '/usr/bin/postgres'
> needed by initdb does not belong to PostgreSQL version 7.3.4 or 
> there may be a configuration problem.
> This was the error message issued by that program:
> /usr/bin/postgres: invalid current euid 36987"
> I have uninstalled and reinstalled cygwin but the problem remains 
> unsolved.
> Please advice m(__)m

how about reading the cygwin readme?

less /usr/share/doc/Cygwin/postgres*.README

Reini Urban

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