Well, no actual "design decision" is made yet. Just testing...
...actually, in embedded, minimalistic environments, I don't think it's
unusual to have one and only one user.
From: Tom Lane [mailto:tgl(at)sss(dot)pgh(dot)pa(dot)us]
Sent: den 30 augusti 2006 15:17
To: Fredrik Israelsson
Subject: Re: [GENERAL] PostgreSQL on system with root as only user
"Fredrik Israelsson" <fredrik(dot)israelsson(at)eu(dot)biotage(dot)com> writes:
> I am about to install PostgreSQL on a minimal Linux system, where root
> is the only user that is allowed to exist.
You've *got* to be kidding. That's possibly the stupidest system design
decision I've ever heard ... what is the point of disallowing non-root
userids? It certainly can't improve system security to run everything
regards, tom lane
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