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bug in setup.exe for postgresql-7.3.4-1

Jason suggested I forward this

-- Seth Rubin
   ThoughtProcess Techology LLC

-----Original Message-----
[]On Behalf Of Jason Tishler
Sent: Saturday, August 02, 2003 10:46 AM
To: Seth Rubin
Cc: Pgsql-Cygwin
Subject: Re: [CYGWIN] Updated Cygwin Package: postgresql-7.3.4-1


On Fri, Aug 01, 2003 at 11:38:25PM -0400, Seth Rubin wrote:
> postgresql-7.3.4-1 did not work immediately after I upgraded on my XP
> Home system, but it's OK now.  It was fairly simple -- Here's
> basically what happened:
> 1) upgraded my cygwin, including postgresql, from
> 2) did 'net start postmaster'    (I have postgres set up as NT service)
>    It failed.  Found this in /var/log/postmaster.log:
>      LOG:  FindExec: invalid binary "/usr/bin/postgres"
>      FATAL:  /usr/bin/postmaster: could not locate executable, bailing
> out...
> 3) Looked at postgres.exe.
>     $ ls -l /usr/bin/postgre*
>     -rwxr-x---+   1 Owner    Users     1985024 Aug  1 16:02
> /usr/bin/postgres.exe

The permissions of postgres.exe is correct in the tarball:

    $ tar -tvjf postgresql-7.3.4-1.tar.bz2 usr/bin/postgres.exe
    -rwxr-xr-x jt/Domain Users 1985024 2003-08-01 16:02:43

AFAICT, the above problem is due to a bug in Cygwin's setup.exe.  Please
report the problem to the Cygwin list.


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