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Re: "root" execution not permitted. and busybox

From: Scott Marlowe <scott(dot)marlowe(at)gmail(dot)com>
To: Tom Lane <tgl(at)sss(dot)pgh(dot)pa(dot)us>
Cc: nbald <nicolas(dot)baldeck(at)vizille(dot)net>, pgsql-admin(at)postgresql(dot)org
Subject: Re: "root" execution not permitted. and busybox
Date: 2010-12-24 00:54:00
Message-ID: AANLkTi=R5dTEQiv7mi6B8+0ave7HGtVMcsPKY1iSSW0B@mail.gmail.com (view raw or flat)
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On Thu, Dec 23, 2010 at 3:35 PM, Tom Lane <tgl(at)sss(dot)pgh(dot)pa(dot)us> wrote:
> nbald <nicolas(dot)baldeck(at)vizille(dot)net> writes:
>> this is driving me crazy... Do someone have an idea ?
>
>> # echo 'pgsql:pgsql:100:100:pgsql:/home/pgsql:/bin/sh' >> /etc/passwd
>
> That might have been the only way to create a Unix user account back
> around 1972, but it hardly seems like the recommended way now.  Doesn't
> your distro provide a tool for that?

Every distro I've used in the last 5 or 10 years has either adduser or
useradd and usermod for this kind of stuff.

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