Re: BUG #16218: The database cluster initialization failed

From: naveen goswami <rilogical(at)gmail(dot)com>
To: pgsql-bugs(at)lists(dot)postgresql(dot)org, pkzisop(at)gmail(dot)com
Subject: Re: BUG #16218: The database cluster initialization failed
Date: 2020-01-19 01:08:00
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Likely permission related. Try installing in a folder you created like
e.g. C:\postgres12


On Sat, Jan 18, 2020 at 3:16 PM PG Bug reporting form <
noreply(at)postgresql(dot)org> wrote:

> The following bug has been logged on the website:
> Bug reference: 16218
> Logged by: Uzair Irfan
> Email address: pkzisop(at)gmail(dot)com
> PostgreSQL version: 12.1
> Operating system: Windows 10
> Description:
> Hello,
> I am supposed to use this program for my university class on database
> management. Every time i try to install this program I get his error,
> "Problem running post-install step. Installation may not complete
> correctly.
> The database cluster initialisation failed" I was wondering if you knew of
> any ways to fix this. I am running windows 10 and have all updates
> installed. I also have tried to run it as administrator and nothing seems
> to
> help. I even tried to install version 11 and I got the same error. When
> trying to use the application stack builder, it only gives me the option
> for
> "remote server" whereas my classmates get a local server option on stack
> builder.
> Thank you for your help,
> Uzair Irfan

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