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Re: root account needed??

From: Stephan Szabo <sszabo(at)megazone23(dot)bigpanda(dot)com>
To: Tao Wan <tawan(at)cs(dot)nmsu(dot)edu>
Cc: <pgsql-admin(at)postgresql(dot)org>
Subject: Re: root account needed??
Date: 2002-05-14 00:05:09
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On Mon, 13 May 2002, Tao Wan wrote:

> just wonder whether I a root account required to install pgSql on Linux?

You shouldn't need a root account to install from source, although you'll
almost certainly need to give a prefix to configure to put it in some
place the user has access to write to (since I believe the default is

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