Postgres on Windows freezes on start-up with libxml2-2.dll from PostGIS 2.1.0
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PostgreSQL 9.1.4 x64 on Windows 7, installed using the installer
I stopped the PostgreSQL service, copied the binaries from PostGIS 2.1.0 r10170 to the PG bin directory and tried to start the service. It freezes in the "starting" state. I can see in process explorer that pg_ctl is running, but it doesn't have any child processes. This happens every time - I cannot start Postgres.
Eventually I narrowed it down to libxml2-2.dll. PostgreSQL already includes that file (6307 KB) and if I don't replace it with the PostGIS one (1295 KB) then it starts and runs successfully.