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Re: postgresql 8 beta 4 will not install

From: "Magnus Hagander" <mha(at)sollentuna(dot)net>
To: "Paul Kirschner" <kirschpe(at)hotmail(dot)com>,<pgsql-hackers-win32(at)postgresql(dot)org>
Subject: Re: postgresql 8 beta 4 will not install
Date: 2004-11-10 08:45:04
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Actually, it helps a bit. It shows we have an actual *crash* in
CheckAvailableDLLs. This codei s basically:
LoadLibraryEx on perl58.dll, tcl84.dll and python23.dll. It is supposed
to handle failures on that, and certainly shouldn't crash.
Then it does a GetVersionEx() to cehck if the machine is a domain
controller. The crash could come from here for some reason, but I think
I've exercised all codepaths there befoer.
Can yuo check if you have any of the above listed DLLs on your system?
If you do, try renaming them to ".dll.old" or something and run again,
just to see if we get past this point then - that would pinpoint that
DLL as the problem.


	From: Paul Kirschner [mailto:kirschpe(at)hotmail(dot)com] 
	Sent: Wednesday, November 10, 2004 2:33 AM
	To: Magnus Hagander; pgsql-hackers-win32(at)postgresql(dot)org
	Subject: Re: [pgsql-hackers-win32] postgresql 8 beta 4 will not
	Doesn't seem to offer much help!
	>type pginstlog.txt
	=== Logging started: 11/9/2004  20:30:43 ===
	Action start 20:30:43: INSTALL.
	Action start 20:30:43: AppSearch.
	Action 20:30:43: AppSearch. Searching for installed applications
	AppSearch: Property: HAS_DOTNET, Signature: SEARCH_DOTNET
	Action ended 20:30:43: AppSearch. Return value 1.
	Action start 20:30:43: CheckAvailableDLLs.

		----- Original Message ----- 
		From: Magnus Hagander <mailto:mha(at)sollentuna(dot)net>  
		To: Paul Kirschner <mailto:kirschpe(at)hotmail(dot)com>  ;
		Sent: Tuesday, November 09, 2004 4:42 AM
		Subject: RE: [pgsql-hackers-win32] postgresql 8 beta 4
will not install

		I assume this happens before you are presented with even
the first dialog box?
		Please try running the installer with logging enabled:
		msiexec /l* c:\pginstlog.txt /i
		That should produce a logfile that will hopefully point
you in the direction of what's wrong


			From: Paul Kirschner
			Sent: Tuesday, November 09, 2004 1:52 AM
			To: pgsql-hackers-win32(at)postgresql(dot)org
			Subject: [pgsql-hackers-win32] postgresql 8 beta
4 will not install
			I've been able to install version 8.0.0 beta 4
on two machines but the third one fails. The Windows Installer starts
but after a few seconds the installer widow disappears.
			I'm using Win2K with all current service packs.
			Any ideas on what is wrong or how I can make
this work?


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