Unable to run MariaDB as root user
The Klocwork Database Server will not start if you attempt to start it as the root user. You will see the following error: [ERROR] Fatal error: Please read "Security" section of the manual to find out how to run mysqld as root! in the <projects root>/logs/database.log file.
Running mysqld as the root user poses a security risk. Any user with the FILE privilege can create or modify any files on the server as root.mysqld does have an option --user=root, but the Klocwork Database Server does not support use of this option.