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Re: Help with Cygwin/Postgres

From: Dave Page <dpage(at)vale-housing(dot)co(dot)uk>
To: "'Web Design'" <webdesigna(at)hotmail(dot)com>, pgsql-cygwin(at)postgresql(dot)org
Subject: Re: Help with Cygwin/Postgres
Date: 2001-11-20 08:49:40
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> -----Original Message-----
> From: Web Design [mailto:webdesigna(at)hotmail(dot)com] 
> Sent: 17 November 2001 11:47
> To: pgsql-cygwin(at)postgresql(dot)org
> Subject: [CYGWIN] Help with Cygwin/Postgres
> I thought I was doing myself a favor by purchasing a book 
> from wrox on using 
> PostgreSQL.  I am trying to setup Cygwin on an XP box.  I've 
> installed 
> Cygwin countless times and cant figure out what step im missing.
> From reading other posts, i gather that i don't need to 
> compile postgres 
> since i selected it in the installation of cygwin.  The 
> instuctions in my 
> book don't tell me what to skip if im not compiling so im 
> lost.  Ive started 
> the ipc service and i think i should do initdb now but where 
> do i put it and 
> do i make the dirs first since i didnt compile?  What syntax 
> do I use?  I 
> wish there was some list of objectives that i could 
> understand and follow to 
> help me with this.
> Any help or guidance will be greatly appreciated.

Take a look at /usr/doc/Cygwin/postgresql-7.1.3.README in your Cygwin
installation. It should help...

Regards, Dave.

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