On Sat, Nov 08, 2003 at 10:47:45PM -0500, Bruce Momjian wrote:
> > ! PostgreSQL requires the Cygwin set of libraries to be installed in
> > ! order that it functions under Windows.

The phrase "Cygwin set of DLLs" is more accurate.  Actually, the phrase
"appropriate subset of Cygwin DLLs" is even better.

> > ! 2.  Proceed through the Cygwin install wizard.  Choose 'Install from
> > !     Internet', specify a Local Package Directory and choose a mirror
> > !     site that's close to you.  Leave everything else as-is.

The default will not work for all users.

> > !     3a.  Start ipc-daemon2 for shared memory support. Use 
> > !          "net start ipc-daemon2", if you want ipc-daemon2 installed 
> > !          as a service; otherwise, use "ipc-daemon2 &".  This program 
> > !          needs to be running anytime you start the PostgreSQL server 
> > !          (postmaster) or initialize a database (initdb).

The above is missing the "ipc-daemon2 --install-as-service" step.

You may want to add installing postmaster as a service too.

> > ! There are some points that are only relevant if you are building Cygwin
> > ! PostgreSQL from source:
> > ! 
> > ! 1.  Set your path to use the Cygwin bin directory before the Windows
> > !     utilities.  Cygwin sort must be used in preference to Windows sort.exe. 

Is the above needed during runtime too?

Sorry for being picky and not supplying a patch.  Nevertheless, I
appreciate you updating the README.


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