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RE: Initdb and IpcMemoryCreate Errors

From: Dave Page <dpage(at)vale-housing(dot)co(dot)uk>
To: "'Jason Tishler'" <Jason(dot)Tishler(at)dothill(dot)com>
Cc: "'pgsql-cygwin(at)postgresql(dot)org'" <pgsql-cygwin(at)postgresql(dot)org>
Subject: RE: Initdb and IpcMemoryCreate Errors
Date: 2001-05-01 07:23:47
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> -----Original Message-----
> From: Jason Tishler [mailto:Jason(dot)Tishler(at)dothill(dot)com]
> Sent: 30 April 2001 17:01
> To: Dave Page
> Cc: 'pgsql-cygwin(at)postgresql(dot)org'
> Subject: Re: [CYGWIN] Initdb and IpcMemoryCreate Errors
> Dave,
> On Mon, Apr 30, 2001 at 04:34:39PM +0100, Dave Page wrote:
> > > Upgrade to 1.3.1 (if you are bold) or to a snapshot 
> (e.g., 20010413).
> > 
> > Hmm, I thought I had - it must have got lost during all my 
> re-installs.
> I thought that you had too.
> > Anyway, trying again, 1.3.1 gives the same error,
> This is very bad -- are you sure?  I have run 1.3.1 on NT 4.0 SP6 and
> 2000 SP1 without any problems (i.e., all regression test pass).
> > however 20010413 works!
> I'm glad that you have a working setup, but I implore you to 
> figure out
> why 1.3.1 is not working for you.  Are you sure that the 
> upgrade worked?
> For example, if ipc-daemon is still running, then the overwrite of
> cygwin1.dll will fail.  Use uname -r to verify.  Please 
> report back your
> findings to the list.


I've found the error (which probably caused my earlier problem to continue
longer than they needed to). In my clean installation, cygwin1.dll is
installed  in /bin. I downloaded cygwin-1.3.1.tar.gz and then untarred it
over my existing installation, not realising that in the archive,
cygwin1.dll (and some other .exes) is in /usr/bin. So all the time I *had*
upgraded to 1.3.1, it was just that the older .dll was in a directory
located before /usr/bin in the path! I've now moved the files from /usr/bin
to /bin, and all works fine (and uname -r proves I am running 1.3.1 this

Thanks again for your help,

Regards, Dave.


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