Decibel! wrote:
> On Fri, Aug 31, 2007 at 09:02:49AM +0100, Dave Page wrote:
>> Decibel! wrote:
>>> Why does the windows installer require a password for the superuser
>>> account, since it's perfectly legitimate not to have a password on that
>>> account? I could see perhaps producing a warning, but making this a hard
>>> requirement seems like overkill.
>> Security out of the box. There are few, if any good reasons not to have
>> a password on the account, and if you really want to remove it, you can
>> do so in psql or pgAdmin.
> Is there something insecure about using ident sameuser for localhost
> authentication on Windows?

Windows doesn't have ident (though there are 3rd party products).

Regards Dave

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