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PostgreSQL help (was Re: your mail)


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On Fri, Mar 28, 2003 at 09:27:58AM +0100, Tarry Singh wrote:
> Dear Jason,
> I've used your instructions to install cygwin and everything went
> fine....
> Although i have 2 issues.........
> [1] I get ....
> bash: export: `=': not a valid identifier
> bash: export: `/usr/share/postgresql/data': not a valid identifier
> when i startup my cygwin and then i can continue..

Make sure that there are no spaces between the variable, equals sign,
and value:

    export PGDATA=/usr/share/postgresql/data

> [2] installing postmaster with this recommended command gives me...........
> Administrator at cc345772-a ~
> $ cygrunsrv --install postmaster --path /usr/bin/postmaster --args "-D /usr/
> share/postgresql/data -i" --dep ipc-daemon
> --termsig INT --user postgres --shutdown
> bash: cygrunsrv: command not found

Install the cygrunsrv package.

> I would like to install my postmaster as a service so i don't have to
> start it first before i lg int to psql and also get rid of those
> ''valid identifier commands''

See above.

> please help.

Please post.

> Tarry


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