try to get phpmyadmin to work

Kyle Waters unum at unum5.org
Fri Apr 24 13:34:51 MDT 2009


Lonnie Olson wrote:
> On Fri, Apr 24, 2009 at 12:54 PM, Doran L. Barton <fozz at iodynamics.com> wrote:
>   
>> This whole connecting-to-your-database-as-root business always makes me
>> skittish. PostgreSQL FTW!
>>     
>
> Doran is right about being skittish about
> connecting-to-your-database-as-root.  However, that is completely
> unrelated to using PostgreSQL vs MySQL.  No applications should ever
> connect as root.  root should only be used to manage
> users/permissions.
>
>   

For the record mysql has it's own "root" account that is completely 
seperate from the system root account.

Kyle



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