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Re: createuser fails

From: Peter Eisentraut <peter_e(at)gmx(dot)net>
To: psuri(at)netcom-sys(dot)com, pgsql-bugs(at)postgresql(dot)org
Subject: Re: createuser fails
Date: 2000-09-08 22:25:03
Message-ID: Pine.LNX.4.21.0009081938590.345-100000@localhost.localdomain (view raw, whole thread or download thread mbox)
Lists: pgsql-bugs
pgsql-bugs(at)postgresql(dot)org writes:

> I am trying to install postgres on windows nt .
> initdb worked fine , and also the createdb command.
> But when i run any command like  createuser etc, i get the 
> following error
> psql: connectDBStart() -- socket() failed: errno=106
> Addresses in the specified family cannot be used with this socket

Try `createuser -h localhost ...'. By default, it uses Unix domain
sockets, which don't work on NT. (Hence, "specified family [namely
AF_UNIX] cannot be used...".)

Setting the environment variable PGHOST=localhost might be a good idea as

Peter Eisentraut      peter_e(at)gmx(dot)net

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