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Re: stderr & win32 admin check

From: Tom Lane <tgl(at)sss(dot)pgh(dot)pa(dot)us>
To: "Dave Page" <dpage(at)vale-housing(dot)co(dot)uk>
Cc: "Magnus Hagander" <mha(at)sollentuna(dot)net>,pgsql-patches(at)postgresql(dot)org
Subject: Re: stderr & win32 admin check
Date: 2004-06-15 18:10:38
Message-ID: 3225.1087323038@sss.pgh.pa.us (view raw or flat)
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"Dave Page" <dpage(at)vale-housing(dot)co(dot)uk> writes:
> Well, that's kinda the point. If you are a hacker who has local admin
> privs (not exactly unusual on Windows networks - in some cases Power
> User group membership is required to run legacy software), you *cannot*
> run PostgreSQL except as a service, thus potentially making it a show
> stopper for those users.

So?  I don't follow why "run it as a service" isn't a sufficient answer,
and indeed the preferred way to do it.

			regards, tom lane

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