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Re: Re: [HACKERS] SESSION_USER

From: Tom Lane <tgl(at)sss(dot)pgh(dot)pa(dot)us>
To: Bruce Momjian <pgman(at)candle(dot)pha(dot)pa(dot)us>
Cc: Peter Eisentraut <peter_e(at)gmx(dot)net>, PostgreSQL-development <pgsql-hackers(at)postgresql(dot)org>, PostgreSQL-documentation <docs(at)postgresql(dot)org>
Subject: Re: Re: [HACKERS] SESSION_USER
Date: 2000-04-15 22:52:09
Message-ID: 17157.955839129@sss.pgh.pa.us (view raw or flat)
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Bruce Momjian <pgman(at)candle(dot)pha(dot)pa(dot)us> writes:
>> SYSTEM_USER is the operating system user that connected to the database
>> system. This is obviously not generally applicable in the environment
>> PostgreSQL runs in, nor is there a universal and reliable way to get this
>> information, so I suggest we don't bother about it. Mapping it to
>> [CURRENT_]USER would certainly be wrong.

> Well, we do already map it.  I just documented it.

No we don't!

regression=# select system_user;
ERROR:  Attribute 'system_user' not found

			regards, tom lane

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