You should run the Cygwin tools from Cygwin. They work fine against a
native backend.

//Magnus
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> I have many database build scripts written for cygwin bash.
> These scripts use the cygwin port of postgres 7.4 and its
> client tools like psql, pg_dump etc.
> I have modified my bash scripts to use the Postgres 8 native
> windows tools.
> Unfortunately these bash scripts don't seem to work.
>
> Some example resutls of native windows Postgres 8 commands
> run in cygwin
> bash:
>
> pg_dump --version - spools back a database dump as if pg_dump is
> running using default (no) parameters. The same command in a
> DOS window works fine.
> psql -- version - does not return and a ^C required to kill
> psql - returns the default interactive session
>
> Can anyone throw any light on this as I really don't want to
> have to rewrite all my scripts into DOS batch files
>
> Any help would be much appreciated.
>
> Laurie
>
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