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Installing PostgreSQL as "postgress" versus "root" Debate!

From: "Tomeh, Husam" <htomeh(at)firstam(dot)com>
To: "PgSQL ADMIN" <pgsql-admin(at)postgresql(dot)org>
Subject: Installing PostgreSQL as "postgress" versus "root" Debate!
Date: 2005-01-12 23:30:06
Message-ID: C45835824D00A844BBD0F032D5CDED9212FBDC@pisgana01sxch01.ana.firstamdata.com (view raw or flat)
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I've seen book that prefer installing PostgreSQL as root and another one
recommends otherwise by first creating a postgres account and then
installing it as postgres. In the Oracle world, you don't use root to
install the software. What is the best practice as far as PostgreSQL
goes?

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Husam
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