[lug] pgsql through perl ?????

P. Scott DeVos scott at savingtree.com
Sat Oct 18 21:35:40 MDT 2003

Avinash Dinesh wrote:
> hello people
> i recently installed pgsql on my system and logged in
> as root to enter into the default user "postgres"..

The default postgresql config requires you to *be* the user you log in 
as.  Try

$ su -
# su - postgres
$ psql <database name>

P. Scott DeVos
Saving Tree Services, Inc.
dba Countryside Technology Center

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