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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