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Re: [HACKERS] createdb problem

From: jwieck(at)debis(dot)com (Jan Wieck)
To: gyurika(at)prolan(dot)hu (Lendvary Gyorgy)
Cc: pgsql-hackers(at)postgreSQL(dot)org
Subject: Re: [HACKERS] createdb problem
Date: 1998-11-24 09:54:15
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> I use postgres v6.4. My standard database is in /usr/local/pgsql/data
> directory and the PGDATA environment variable points to this database
> directory. But I'd like to create another database into another
> directory. So I tried this:
> killall postmaster
> initdb --pgdata=/home/postgres/database    --that's OK
> postmaster -i -D /home/postgres/database -S -o -F
> createdb -D /home/postgres/database  gazmuvek   --that's not good
>     the answer is:
> ERROR: Unable to locate path '/home/postgres/database/gazmuvek'
>                  This may be due to a missing environment variable in
> the server
> After this I tried to type another command:
> createdb gazmuvek
> It was successfull, but the database 'gazmuvek' was created into
> $PGDATA. But it wasn't my desire. I need the database 'gazmuvek' in the
> directory: /home/postgres/database!
> What is the solution?

    man initlocation



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