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Re: freebsd sample startup script doesn't work

From: Vivek Khera <khera(at)kcilink(dot)com>
To: pgsql-bugs(at)postgresql(dot)org
Subject: Re: freebsd sample startup script doesn't work
Date: 2001-05-03 16:19:48
Message-ID: 15089.34084.208877.130871@onceler.kciLink.com (view raw or flat)
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>>>>> "BM" == Bruce Momjian <pgman(at)candle(dot)pha(dot)pa(dot)us> writes:

BM> Got it.  I recommend changing 'su -l' to 'su -m' to preserve the
BM> environment.  How does that sound?

Just tried it and it works ok.  The only issue I can think of is if
root has some secret info in the environment, that it will now be
accessible to postgres... but then who puts secret info in their
environment?  ;-)

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