Magnus Hagander wrote: > > > . if the installer is running as Administrator, it should create a > > > Postgres user > > > > > IOW, we need to make it as easy as possible to be secure. > > > > No objection to that idea ... > > I don't think we should create a postgres user. We should tell the guy > who installs it to do that, and have him tell us what it is, but we > should not actually go create the user for him. That is sure to annoy a > lot of people. Most shops I know have standard naming conventinos, and > would not want a user called "postgres" without any qualifications. > > I know, small point, but I think significant. > > The installer-skeleton I have right now permits installation as local > system but recommends a user account. But that's just functionality to > remove, so that's easily done. In the other case, it prompts for > username and password to run as.
How would it install on an XP laptop? If I am logged in as myself and I am listed as a "Computer Administrator", do I need to create another user, and how do I do the install as that other user, and start/stop the server, and stuff like that? -- Bruce Momjian | http://candle.pha.pa.us [EMAIL PROTECTED] | (610) 359-1001 + If your life is a hard drive, | 13 Roberts Road + Christ can be your backup. | Newtown Square, Pennsylvania 19073 ---------------------------(end of broadcast)--------------------------- TIP 9: the planner will ignore your desire to choose an index scan if your joining column's datatypes do not match