[development] Database creation on Install

Laura Scott pinglaura at gmail.com
Fri Nov 14 18:43:48 UTC 2008

Caveat: They are almost always out of date. After installation, you  
would want to immediately do security updates. http://drupal.org/security

Note also that some installers do not play well with manual  
modification of code/module installs after the fact.


On Nov 14, 2008, at 10:29 AM, Darren Oh wrote:

> Drupal installers which automatically create databases are  
> available. For an example, see http://packages.debian.org/etch-backports/drupal5 
> .
> On Nov 14, 2008, at 12:19 PM, Laura Scott wrote:
>> There are also security reasons. It's not good for Apache to have  
>> such powerful permissions. It raises the stakes on security.  
>> Ultimately the easiest installer is operated outside of the Apache  
>> user.
>> Laura

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