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Re: [COMMITTERS] pgsql-server/src/backend/catalog aclchk.c

From: Tom Lane <tgl(at)sss(dot)pgh(dot)pa(dot)us>
To: Peter Eisentraut <peter_e(at)gmx(dot)net>
Cc: pgsql-hackers(at)postgreSQL(dot)org
Subject: Re: [COMMITTERS] pgsql-server/src/backend/catalog aclchk.c
Date: 2003-10-05 23:22:38
Message-ID: 15696.1065396158@sss.pgh.pa.us (view raw or flat)
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petere(at)svr1(dot)postgresql(dot)org (Peter Eisentraut - PostgreSQL) writes:
> 	When revoking privileges from the owner, don't revoke the grant options,
> 	to avoid recursively revoking everything from everyone.

So an owner can never revoke his own grant options?  That seems
reasonable offhand, and compatible with our previous notion that
the owner's ability to GRANT was inherent and nonrevocable.

But I wonder how this squares with the SQL spec...

			regards, tom lane

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