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Re: [pgsql-advocacy] win32 binary downloads

From: "Dave Page" <dpage(at)vale-housing(dot)co(dot)uk>
To: "Andrew Dunstan" <andrew(at)dunslane(dot)net>,"pgsql-hackers-win32" <pgsql-hackers-win32(at)postgresql(dot)org>
Subject: Re: [pgsql-advocacy] win32 binary downloads
Date: 2004-06-25 15:21:54
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> -----Original Message-----
> From: pgsql-hackers-win32-owner(at)postgresql(dot)org 
> [mailto:pgsql-hackers-win32-owner(at)postgresql(dot)org] On Behalf 
> Of Andrew Dunstan
> Sent: 25 June 2004 16:06
> To: pgsql-hackers-win32
> Subject: Re: [pgsql-hackers-win32] [pgsql-advocacy] win32 
> binary downloads
> Dave Page wrote:
> > 
> >  
> >
> >>2. a small graphical manager is bundled
> >>    
> >>
> >
> >pgAdmin do?
> >
> >  
> >
> A GUI layer over initdb and pg_ctl might make Windows users 
> feel more at home. IIRC pgadmin doesn't help there. Maybe 
> another pgfoundry project?

Personnally I don't like such things - consider SQL Server as an example
- there's a perfectly good Services control panel applet, yet it insists
on running a tray applet to allow quick and easy (accidental?) shutdown
of the server. In production this is virtually never used and simply
wastes resources. If anyone really wants such an program though, Mark @
mohawksoft wrote one some time back iirc. Dunno how well it works with
the current port.

That said, I have been meaning to add stop/start & HUP options to
pgAdmin for local installs, and hope to do so before release.
> Also, a GUI configuration helper would be *really* nice.


Regards, Dave.


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