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AW: [PATCH] Re: Setuid functions

From: Zeugswetter Andreas SB <ZeugswetterA(at)wien(dot)spardat(dot)at>
To: "'Bruce Momjian'" <pgman(at)candle(dot)pha(dot)pa(dot)us>, Mark Volpe <volpe(dot)mark(at)epa(dot)gov>
Cc: pgsql-hackers(at)postgresql(dot)org
Subject: AW: [PATCH] Re: Setuid functions
Date: 2001-06-25 10:12:42
Message-ID: 11C1E6749A55D411A9670001FA687963368344@sdexcsrv1.f000.d0188.sd.spardat.at (view raw or flat)
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> > This patch will implement the "ENABLE PRIVILEGE" and "DISABLE PRIVILEGE"
> > commands   in PL/pgSQL, which, respectively, change the effective uid to that
> > of the function owner and back. It doesn't break security (I hope). The
> > commands can be abbreviated as "ENABLE" and "DISABLE" for the poor saps that

Anybody else want to object to this abbreviation idea ? Seems 
reading ENABLE; or DISABLE; is very hard to interpret in source code
(enable what ?) and should thus not be allowed (or allow "ENABLE PRIV").

Andreas

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