ANNOUNCE: Tinderbox 3.1 Release Candidate 1 available
bsam at ipt.ru
Tue Nov 4 04:39:43 EST 2008
Joe Marcus Clarke <marcus at marcuscom.com> writes:
> On Mon, 2008-11-03 at 20:54 +0300, Boris Samorodov wrote:
>> Joe Marcus Clarke <marcus at marcuscom.com> writes:
>> > The Tinderbox team is pleased to announce the availability of Tinderbox
>> > 3.1 Release Candidate 1. This release brings many bug fixes and some
>> > new features, particularly with the webui frontend.
>> Tinderbox is getting better and better. Many thanks for all involved.
>> Here are some notes.
>> 1. I'm not sure if step 6 "Populate the database with the Tinderbox
>> schema" from README is necessary. At least at my case it seems to
>> do nothing accept telling that all necessary data already exists.
> See the end of step 3. If you are using Setup to do the TB setup, then
> you skip step 6 altogether.
Hm, then what about step 4? Is it really an option if "... your
Tinderbox host does not have administrative access to the database..."?
>> 2. I was a little bit confused when discovered that $DB_DRIVER for
>> PostgreSQL differs at config files:
>> . $DB_DRIVER="Pg" at scripts/ds.ph;
>> . $DB_DRIVER="pgsql" at scripts/webui/inc_ds.php.
>> Since I didn't have such confusion with previous tinderbox versions
>> seems that it had been documented somewhere but dissapeared at the
>> recent version.
> I have added commented out lines for Postgres in each file.
Yep, it's "all clear" now. ;-)
>> 3. AFAIK while creating a user for PostgreSQL we should ever give
>> the same answers (n,y,n) for the following questions:
>> Shall the new role be a superuser? (y/n) n
>> Shall the new role be allowed to create databases? (y/n) y
>> Shall the new role be allowed to create more new roles? (y/n) n
>> I propose to add corresponding options (-S -d -R) to createuser
>> command. Thus we may get rid of those extra questions. Here are
>> relevant parts of createuser(4):
>> The new user will not be a superuser. This is the default.
>> The new user will be allowed to create databases.
>> The new user will not be allowed to create new roles. This is
>> the default.
> Added in CVS. Thanks.
Boris Samorodov (bsam)
Research Engineer, http://www.ipt.ru Telephone & Internet SP
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