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Re: PostgreSQL 8 for Win32 -- installation problem

From: Randolf Richardson <rr(at)8x(dot)ca>
To: pgsql-ports(at)postgresql(dot)org
Subject: Re: PostgreSQL 8 for Win32 -- installation problem
Date: 2005-01-05 21:07:24
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Lists: pgsql-ports
"Randolf Richardson <rr(at)8x(dot)ca>" wrote in pgsql.ports:

> "mha(at)sollentuna(dot)net ("Magnus Hagander")" wrote in pgsql.ports:
>>>          When attempting to install PostgreSQL 8 for Windows (on 
>>> Windows XP with Service Pack 2 and all updates as of today; 
>>> 2005-Jan-04), I get the following error message (filename is 
>>> "postgresql-8.0.0-rc2-ja.msi"):
>>>                   Windows Installer
>>>                   [Yellow Triangle "!"]
>>>                   Error applying transforms.  Verify that the 
>>> specified transform paths are valid.
>>>          I would like to experiment with this on Windows because 
>>> I have some customers who would like to use it on Windows XP 
>>> (and replace an existing database engine by SyBASE, MySQL, etc.).
>> You are aware that this is the japanese version, right? (Just checking
>> since you appear to be from a non-japanese address). If not, and this
>> is an OS that does not have japanese charactersets installed, that
>> could well be the reason.
>> If it's supposed to be the japanese version, I'll turn you over to
>> Hiroshi Saito who's done that port :-)
>          Thank you for your immediate and helpful response...
>          No, actually I wasn't aware that it was the Japanese version. 
> I just chose the one with the most recent date and assumed that the "-ja"
> suffix indicated something to do with Java support (Japan's ISO country
> code is actually "JP" so I didn't even guess perhaps a "-japanese"
> suffix or an "00index.txt" file with descriptions could be helpful).
>          I'm downloading "" right now and will
> post an update here shortly.

    	Update:  That's the correct file.  Thanks!

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