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Re: [BUGS] postgresql 8.0b1 Win32 observations

From: "Magnus Hagander" <mha(at)sollentuna(dot)net>
To: "Dave Page" <dpage(at)vale-housing(dot)co(dot)uk>,"Justin Wyer" <justin(at)isogo(dot)co(dot)za>,"postgresql" <pgsql-hackers-win32(at)postgresql(dot)org>
Subject: Re: [BUGS] postgresql 8.0b1 Win32 observations
Date: 2004-08-22 17:20:08
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>> What I would like 
>> to see is eiter 1. An installer that lets u install on fat. 
>> OR 2. a zipped binary distro of the windows version so i can 
>> happily run on fat, however that seems to have stopped which 
>> means I have to compile it myself which is a hassle :/ 
>NTFS checking is now coded into the installer which will only let you
>install the data directory on an NTFS partition. The rest of 
>the app can
>be installed anywhere. I will commit a minor change in a minute that
>will allow you to specify a non-NTFS partition, but only if you don't
>automatically initdb. 

I think we should emit a warning if it's installed with *any* component
on FAT. Permit doing it, but tell people we recommend strongly against


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