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Re: pre-proposal: permissions made easier

From: Tom Lane <tgl(at)sss(dot)pgh(dot)pa(dot)us>
To: Jeff Davis <pgsql(at)j-davis(dot)com>
Cc: pgsql-hackers(at)postgresql(dot)org
Subject: Re: pre-proposal: permissions made easier
Date: 2009-06-28 18:32:07
Message-ID: 11508.1246213927@sss.pgh.pa.us (view raw or flat)
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Jeff Davis <pgsql(at)j-davis(dot)com> writes:
> My idea is to have a "GRANT mask":
> CREATE ROLE foo_ro GRANT (SELECT ON TABLE, USAGE ON SCHEMA) FROM foo;

You haven't really explained what "foo" is here.  If it's a single
object then I don't think this offers any leverage.  If it's a
placeholder or class representative of some kind, then maybe, but
in that case you've entirely failed to convey the point ...

			regards, tom lane

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