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Re: WIP: plpgsql source code obfuscation

From: "Pavel Stehule" <pavel(dot)stehule(at)gmail(dot)com>
To: "Gregory Stark" <stark(at)enterprisedb(dot)com>
Cc: "Andrew Dunstan" <andrew(at)dunslane(dot)net>, pgsql-patches <pgsql-patches(at)postgresql(dot)org>
Subject: Re: WIP: plpgsql source code obfuscation
Date: 2008-01-28 17:38:04
Message-ID: 162867790801280938h34458b23wb5fc37bc09945350@mail.gmail.com (view raw or flat)
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On 28/01/2008, Gregory Stark <stark(at)enterprisedb(dot)com> wrote:
> "Pavel Stehule" <pavel(dot)stehule(at)gmail(dot)com> writes:
>
> >> In such a scheme I think you would put the key in an attribute of the
> >> language. Either in pg_lang or some configuration location which the
> >> obfuscate:plperl interpreter knows where to find.
> >>
> >
> > what is advantage?
>
> It wouldn't require any core changes. It would be just another PL language to
> load which can be installed like other ones. This could be a big advantage
> because it doesn't look like there is a lot of support for putting th
> obfuscation directly into the core code.

can be. but I am afraid so any changes are necessary in core too

Pavel

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