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Re: [pgsql-advocacy] win32 binary downloads

From: "Merlin Moncure" <merlin(dot)moncure(at)rcsonline(dot)com>
To: "Andrew Dunstan" <andrew(at)dunslane(dot)net>
Cc: "pgsql-hackers-win32" <pgsql-hackers-win32(at)postgresql(dot)org>
Subject: Re: [pgsql-advocacy] win32 binary downloads
Date: 2004-06-25 15:15:16
Message-ID: 6EE64EF3AB31D5448D0007DD34EEB34101AE88@Herge.rcsinc.local (view raw, whole thread or download thread mbox)
Lists: pgsql-hackers-win32
> A GUI layer over initdb and pg_ctl might make Windows users feel more
> home. IIRC pgadmin doesn't help there. Maybe another pgfoundry

We already have one: it's called the 'service manager' :).

The binary installer, which is mostly already done, will install the
service and run initdb.  After that admins can use the usual methods to
start/stop the service. (net stop, etc.).  Same for initdb.

If the service isn't running you can invoke pg_ctl or the postmaster
directly, just like in unix.  If you didn't run the installer or elected
to install the service manually, this is done by invoking pg_ctl

> Also, a GUI configuration helper would be *really* nice.

meh.  In the long run it's probably better just to edit the .conf file


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