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Re: Postgres as a service & the SYSTEM account - is it possible ?
- From: Jason Tishler <jason at tishler dot net>
- To: cygwin at cygwin dot com
- Date: Thu, 15 Aug 2002 13:16:14 -0400
- Subject: Re: Postgres as a service & the SYSTEM account - is it possible ?
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On Wed, Aug 14, 2002 at 06:32:13PM +0200, Pavel Tsekov wrote:
> It seems no, but since its not explicitly written in the README
> I thought I'd give it a try.
I never added this verbiage to my README, because I tried to stick with
Cygwin specific issues and information. Note that the PostgreSQL
documentation clearly states that one cannot run postmaster under root.
I guess that I should patch PostgreSQL to understand that the root UID
is 18 under Cygwin...
> What I get in the eventlog is a complaint about an unsuccessful call
> to execv (Operation not permitted).
If you really want to debug this, then switch user to system via "ssh
system@localhost" and run postmaster from the command line or under gdb.
However, this exercise may be short lived if I really carry out my above
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