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Re: stderr & win32 admin check

From: Tom Lane <tgl(at)sss(dot)pgh(dot)pa(dot)us>
To: "Magnus Hagander" <mha(at)sollentuna(dot)net>
Cc: "Dave Page" <dpage(at)vale-housing(dot)co(dot)uk>,pgsql-patches(at)postgresql(dot)org
Subject: Re: stderr & win32 admin check
Date: 2004-06-15 13:58:08
Message-ID: 824.1087307888@sss.pgh.pa.us (view raw or flat)
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"Magnus Hagander" <mha(at)sollentuna(dot)net> writes:
>> "Can't run Postgres securely" would be a more-than-sufficient 
>> reason not to support NT4, IMHO.

> It could still be run on NT4 under the following conditions:
> 1) Running as a service
> 2) Running if the user logged in is not an administrator.

Well, isn't "running as a service" sufficient?  I thought that was the
only interesting case for non-hackers anyway.

As long as you get an error message that's reasonably clear about what
you can do instead, this hardly seems like a showstopper...

			regards, tom lane

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