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Re: Where is PLbash ??

From: Tom Lane <tgl(at)sss(dot)pgh(dot)pa(dot)us>
To: Bruce Momjian <pgman(at)candle(dot)pha(dot)pa(dot)us>
Cc: Peter Eisentraut <peter_e(at)gmx(dot)net>,Friedrich Dodt <friedrich(dot)dodt(at)efonds24(dot)de>,pgsql-interfaces(at)postgresql(dot)org
Subject: Re: Where is PLbash ??
Date: 2002-06-25 20:39:48
Message-ID: 10645.1025037588@sss.pgh.pa.us (view raw or flat)
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Bruce Momjian <pgman(at)candle(dot)pha(dot)pa(dot)us> writes:
> Tom Lane wrote:
>> There's a difference between making a dangerous thing possible and
>> encouraging people to do it.  But I'll wait and see what Peter thinks.

> I think Peter agrees with you.  My point is that we can PL/sh and
> document it's limitations.  With perl, the ability is there but it isn't
> obviouis why it is a problem.

Well, there's some merit in that argument: the pl/sh chapter would be an
ideal place to explain in bright red letters why pl/sh is dangerous ;-),
and then we could cross-reference that discussion from plperlu and
pltclu, which don't really have good places to put a long discussion
about the risks.

			regards, tom lane



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