suggestion for postgresql doc

Jason Tishler
Thu Sep 4 13:11:00 GMT 2003


On Tue, Sep 02, 2003 at 10:34:42PM +0200, Markus Hoenicka wrote:
> Jason Tishler writes:
> > What did you set the /var/log permissions to?  Do the /tmp and
> > /usr/bin comments above refer to Issue #2 and #4 in the following?
> > 
> >
> > 
> I think I've used chmod a+rw (there might be a more secure way to deal
> with this issue, though). I'm on vacation and my Cygwin setup is at
> work so I have to apologize that I can't check right now. The original
> permissions were from a fresh Cygwin installation that I did in the
> last week of August. When using the original permissions, postmaster
> refused to start with no trace of a log file which appears a bit
> obscure to the unsuspecting user.

Agreed.  However, there should be an entry in the Event Log.
Nevertheless, I will update my README.

> Hope this helps

It does.


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