Tobias Storm wrote:
> The following bug has been logged online:
> Bug reference: 4826
> Logged by: Tobias Storm
> Email address: tobias_storm(at)ofir(dot)dk
> PostgreSQL version: postgresql-8.3
> Operating system: Windows XP Home Edition
> Description: Cannot install Postgresql
> When I am trying to install PostgreSQL I get an error message which say:
> (Due to this I am not able to install PostgreSQL)
> Failed to run initdb: 1!
> Please see the logfile in: C/Programmer/.......
> When I go to the logfile it says:
> The files belonging to this database system will be owned by user SYSTEM.
> This user must also own the server process.
> The database cluster will be initialized with locale Danish_Denmark.1252.
> The default text search configuration will be set to danish.
> creating directory CProgrammerPostgreSQL8.3data ... initdb could not create
> directory CProgrammerPostgreSQL File exists
> Can you tell me how I can solve this problem?
It sounds like you set the data directory to the same directory as the
PostgreSQL install directory. That won't work.
Specify a subdirectory of the install directory if you must have it in
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