[postgis-users] Help: Problem with DOS promt on windows

Mark Cave-Ayland m.cave-ayland at webbased.co.uk
Wed Jan 19 06:09:18 PST 2005

> -----Original Message-----
> From: postgis-users-bounces at postgis.refractions.net 
> [mailto:postgis-users-bounces at postgis.refractions.net] On 
> Behalf Of Eugen Gass
> Sent: 19 January 2005 13:53
> To: postgis-users at postgis.refractions.net
> Subject: [postgis-users] Help: Problem with DOS promt on windows
> Hi,
> Problem with libpq.dll
> I've installed Postgres 8.0 (windows installer) on win 2000. 
> When I write psql postgis in my DOS promt I get an errorbox 
> like "get_progname couldn't find in DLL "libpq.dll" ".
> What I'm doing wrong?
> Thanks
> Eugen

Hi Eugen,

It sounds as if you may have more than one copy of libpq.dll on your Win2K
installation, perhaps in \WINDOWS or \WINDOWS\SYSTEM and psql is getting
confused. You may need to delete the old version and re-run the installer in
order to get the correct libpq.dll installed.

Kind regards,


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