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Re: KDE 4.2 requires local MySQL Server



Aldo Foot wrote:
> So you're suggesting that because you have a firewall it's ok to
> have accounts without passwords? My sense of system security is
> very different from your own... so maybe it's ok with you.
> BTW - the accounts I was referring to are those created by mysql, which
> are different from the system accounts.
> And yes, I know how installs and firewall relate.

The "account" is only accessible for the current user, the mysqld is
configured to only listen on a local Unix socket only accessible to the
current user. So there's no security risk whatsoever at all.

        Kevin Kofler


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