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Re: Installation docs wrong?

From: Christopher Kings-Lynne <chriskl(at)familyhealth(dot)com(dot)au>
To: Christopher Kings-Lynne <chriskl(at)familyhealth(dot)com(dot)au>
Cc: PostgreSQL-development <pgsql-hackers(at)postgresql(dot)org>
Subject: Re: Installation docs wrong?
Date: 2005-03-25 04:38:57
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Sorry, on further investigation this seems to work for everyone except 
that guy - weird.


Christopher Kings-Lynne wrote:
> On this page:
> It has this sequence:
> root# mkdir /usr/local/pgsql/data
> root# chown postgres /usr/local/pgsql/data
> root# su postgres
> postgres$ initdb -D /usr/local/pgsql/data
> However, initdb will fail in this case, since the /usr/local/pgsql dir 
> is NOT owned by postgres.  (This came up on IRC helping someone)
> Should it in fact be:
> root# chown -R postgres /usr/local/pgsql
> Chris
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> TIP 4: Don't 'kill -9' the postmaster

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