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Re: Spoofing as the postmaster

From: Tom Lane <tgl(at)sss(dot)pgh(dot)pa(dot)us>
To: Martijn van Oosterhout <kleptog(at)svana(dot)org>
Cc: Gregory Stark <stark(at)enterprisedb(dot)com>, Marko Kreen <markokr(at)gmail(dot)com>, Peter Eisentraut <peter_e(at)gmx(dot)net>, pgsql-hackers(at)postgresql(dot)org, Bruce Momjian <bruce(at)momjian(dot)us>, Tomasz Ostrowski <tometzky(at)batory(dot)org(dot)pl>
Subject: Re: Spoofing as the postmaster
Date: 2007-12-23 22:42:02
Message-ID: 16379.1198449722@sss.pgh.pa.us (view raw or flat)
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Martijn van Oosterhout <kleptog(at)svana(dot)org> writes:
> On Sun, Dec 23, 2007 at 04:43:54PM -0500, Tom Lane wrote:
>> <snip> use of
>> postmasters running under different userids for another.

> This is specifically allowed and I mentioned it in the email you
> responded to, so I don't understand why you think it's not possible.

>   -s <dir>      socket directory (default: /var/run/postgresql for clusters
>                 owned by 'postgres', /tmp for other clusters)

Egad.  Is it not apparent to you what a bad idea that is?

			regards, tom lane

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