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Re: pgsql 8.x libpq.dll Installation problems

From: John DeSoi <desoi(at)pgedit(dot)com>
To: rabt(at)dim(dot)uchile(dot)cl
Cc: pgsql-hackers-win32(at)postgresql(dot)org
Subject: Re: pgsql 8.x libpq.dll Installation problems
Date: 2005-04-07 20:27:44
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On Apr 7, 2005, at 2:46 PM, rabt(at)dim(dot)uchile(dot)cl wrote:

> I've been testing windows native port of postgresql 8.0.1 at home and 
> now I want
> to try it at work. The problem is that my admins are a little 
> concerned about
> users privileges, so they left us with read-only privs on System32 
> folder,
> which means that pginstaller can't copy libpq.dll file to it's default
> location, and of course installation can't proceed. I've tried msiexec 
> docs
> with no luck and I've also tried setting SYSTEMROOT variable to a 
> different
> location with no results.
> Is there anything I can do or should I go back to cygwin port of pgsql?

One option is to build from source using MinGW. Any of the utilities 
like psql.exe will run fine as long as you have the dll files in the 
same directory.

John DeSoi, Ph.D.
Power Tools for PostgreSQL

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