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Re: Why do I need an Account to install the PostGreSQL?

From: <operationsengineer1(at)yahoo(dot)com>
To: pgsql-novice(at)postgresql(dot)org
Subject: Re: Why do I need an Account to install the PostGreSQL?
Date: 2006-06-08 16:13:59
Message-ID: 20060608161359.60549.qmail@web33302.mail.mud.yahoo.com (view raw or flat)
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> Hello Robert,
> 
> > Why do I need an Account to install the
> PostGreSQL?
> Postgres runs as a background process (Unix slang:
> daemon).
> Because it is not dependent of the user who is
> working with it,
> it runs under its own account. This account has also
> exclusive access to
> the files containing the data.
> 
> > How then can I develop in my own account and also
> have the PostGreSQL 
> > running so I can test it all?
> You connect with your username and password to
> PostgreSQL.
> The database checks your rights and you can work
> with the db within the
> rights permitted to you.
> 
> > I am confused by this.
> It's a little bit confusing at first, but after some
> time you enjoy this way 
> of thinking.
> 
> > We are trying to install the latest PostGreSQL
> under Win32.
> > Why is it so complicated?
> It is not complicated. If you are having problems,
> describe them.
> I'll help you if I can.
> 

i have developed some install instructions for
winxp...

they may be of some help.

http://www.geocities.com/operationsengineer1/

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