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Re: bug in setup.exe for postgresql-7.3.4-1
- From: "Max Bowsher" <maxb at ukf dot net>
- To: "Seth Rubin" <srubin at thoughtprocess dot com>,<cygwin at cygwin dot com>
- Date: Sat, 2 Aug 2003 19:25:44 +0100
- Subject: Re: bug in setup.exe for postgresql-7.3.4-1
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Seth Rubin wrote:
> Jason suggested I forward this
> -- Seth Rubin
> ThoughtProcess Techology LLC
> -----Original Message-----
> From: firstname.lastname@example.org
> [mailto:email@example.com]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
>> 3) Looked at postgres.exe.
>> $ ls -l /usr/bin/postgre*
>> -rwxr-x---+ 1 Owner Users 1985024 Aug 1 16:02
> 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.
Not a bug, so much as the inevitability of being unable to fully represent
all ACLs in POSIX mode bits.
Ultimately, it comes down to a simple choice: Turn off ntsec, or plan your
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