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- From: "Dave Korn" <dk at artimi dot com>
- To: <cygwin at cygwin dot com>
- Date: Tue, 16 Nov 2004 18:55:15 -0000
- Subject: RE: LANG=1033
> -----Original Message-----
> From: cygwin-owner On Behalf Of Michael Hipp
> Sent: 16 November 2004 18:48
> I just did a fresh install on a WinXP SP2 system. After PostgreSQL
> refused to run 'initdb' with some error like "1033 is an invalid
> parameter", I noticed that it has LANG=1033 in the environment. I
> checked several other Cygwin installations and none of them
> even have a
> LANG variable.
> Doing 'export LANG=' allowed initdb to run, but I'm wondering
> how I got
> this LANG variable and if I should get rid of it? And where
> to get rid
> of it?
It's an MS Office parameter. Since you don't want to delete it from your main
environment but only from the cygwin environment, maybe do so in /etc/profile?
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