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PostgreSQL Assistance (was Re: Sorry to bother you)
- From: Jason Tishler <jason at tishler dot net>
- To: Michael Rieser <mike at mrieser dot com>
- Cc: Cygwin <cygwin at cygwin dot com>
- Date: Mon, 09 Dec 2002 13:19:51 -0500
- Subject: PostgreSQL Assistance (was Re: Sorry to bother you)
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Please post instead of sending private email.
On Sat, Dec 07, 2002 at 11:18:51AM -0600, Michael Rieser wrote:
> I'm trying to get PostgreSQL 7.3 working under Windows 2000 as a
> I've run the most recent cygwin setup.exe to install postgresql.
> I've followed the postgresql-7.3.README as well as I can.
> The shell script "postmaster" seems to be missing. I can find doc
> files and man pages referring to it, but it's not in the distribution.
> To avoid confusion, either the README should change or the shell
> script should be included.
postmaster *is* included in the distribution, but it is a symlink:
$ tar -tvjf postgresql-7.3-1.tar.bz2 usr/bin/postmaster
lrwxrwxrwx jt/Domain Users 0 2002-12-03 09:26:25 usr/bin/postmaster -> postgres.exe
> I'm assuming pg_ctl can be substituted for postmaster, but I haven't
> figured out the mapping yet.
> Would you mind emailing me the cygwin version of postmaster, or
> letting me know what to run instead?
Are you trying to invoke postmaster from cmd? If so, then this could
explain your problem.
> Also, I found this website helpful for setting up the Local Policy file
> This is the part of the README I'm trying to follow:
> 4. Install postmaster as a NT service:
> # cygrunsrv --install postmaster --path /usr/bin/postmaster --args "-D
> /usr/share/postgresql/data -i" --dep ipc-daemon --termsig INT --user
> postgres --shutdown
Thanks for the pointer, but I don't see the relevance.
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