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Re: win32 pgsql not installable

From: Bruce Momjian <pgman(at)candle(dot)pha(dot)pa(dot)us>
To: Richard Sydney-Smith <richard(at)ibisaustralia(dot)com>
Cc: pgsql-hackers-win32(at)postgresql(dot)org
Subject: Re: win32 pgsql not installable
Date: 2004-07-28 15:49:08
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Richard Sydney-Smith wrote:
> >From: Christian Klemke 
> >Guys ! Please take into account that users will not be able to be run
> the 
> >Postgres service on Win XP Home. XP Home does not offer the local
> security 
> >policy editor and therefore it is not possible to have the
> logon-as-service 
> >right for any user except administrators .........
> I tried for several days to install the w32-postgres project. Finally
> downloaded
> Powergres which is now running without trouble on the HP notebook. From
> your post I think the trouble is in the support ( lack of) for XP-Home.
> I think there will be many with notbooks who would like to use postgres
> as a development tool possibly with the view that the final application
> will run on a XP/2000 or Linux server. 
> With all the hard work done and a great product nearly available it
> would appear that the security issues are really hobbling the
> finalisation of the w32 project.

Keep in mind we will be in beta for several months so we will get this
all fixed by 7.5 final.

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