Subject: Re: mysql incomplete post-install script
To: Dave Burgess <>
From: Martin J. Laubach <>
List: tech-pkg
Date: 02/01/2002 23:00:45
>>> Because of the unprecedented amount of space the mysql user needs
>>> to control [..] I would actually vote that we actually create a
>>> database user of some kind.
>>   Wouldn't that get problematic if you want more than one database
>> installed, say postgres and mysql?
> IIRC, mysql wants to have a user called 'mysql'.  Postgresql wants a
> users called 'postgres'. From that perspective alone, it shouldn't
> be a problem.  They use different usernames

  Ah, then I misunderstood you, I thought you were advocating
creating a generic "database" user every database would/should