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Re: bug in setup.exe for postgresql-7.3.4-1
On Tue, Aug 05, 2003 at 11:58:07AM +0100, Max Bowsher wrote:
> Jason Tishler wrote:
> > Is there any way to solve this problem without me adding a
> > postinstall script that performs a "chmod +rx" on all *.exe and
> > *.dll files installed by this packages?
> Yes. PTC for setup.
Would the following patch or an extension to it help?
> Please please please don't add this kind of postinstall script.
OK, I won't. However, I've been getting hammered by this problem for
some time. IIRC, since XP was released.
Unfortunately, the following README blurb doesn't seem to help:
4. Cygwin PostgreSQL can fail to start or not function properly if
certain files and directories have incorrect permissions. The
following usually solves these kinds of problems:
$ chmod a+rwx /tmp
$ chmod a+rx /usr/bin /usr/bin/*
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