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Re: Installation of postgresql database as root

From: "Andrej Ricnik-Bay" <andrej(dot)groups(at)gmail(dot)com>
To: "Ali, Luqman" <luqman(dot)ali(at)sanmina-sci(dot)com>
Cc: pgsql-novice(at)postgresql(dot)org
Subject: Re: Installation of postgresql database as root
Date: 2007-06-06 03:03:29
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On 6/6/07, Ali, Luqman <luqman(dot)ali(at)sanmina-sci(dot)com> wrote:
> Hi All,
Hi!


> The documentation(s) did not specify anything about the above but is it
> absolutely necessary to install postgresql db as superuser root? Can I
> create a user (say postgres) and then install the postgresql?
I guess the question is whether that user has write access
to the target file-system(s) ...


> Thank you,
>
> ­­­Best Regards
>
>
>
> Luqman B Mohd Ali



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