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Re: Password requirement in windows installer

From: Dave Page <dpage(at)postgresql(dot)org>
To: "Decibel!" <decibel(at)decibel(dot)org>
Cc: PostgreSQL-development list <pgsql-hackers(at)postgresql(dot)org>
Subject: Re: Password requirement in windows installer
Date: 2007-08-31 08:02:49
Message-ID: 46D7CB29.9010601@postgresql.org (view raw or flat)
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Decibel! wrote:
> Why does the windows installer require a password for the superuser
> account, since it's perfectly legitimate not to have a password on that
> account? I could see perhaps producing a warning, but making this a hard
> requirement seems like overkill.

Security out of the box. There are few, if any good reasons not to have
a password on the account, and if you really want to remove it, you can
do so in psql or pgAdmin.

Regards, Dave.

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