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Re: [PATCHES] Users/Groups -> Roles

From: Tom Lane <tgl(at)sss(dot)pgh(dot)pa(dot)us>
To: Stephen Frost <sfrost(at)snowman(dot)net>
Cc: Fabien COELHO <coelho(at)cri(dot)ensmp(dot)fr>,PostgreSQL Hackers <pgsql-hackers(at)postgresql(dot)org>
Subject: Re: [PATCHES] Users/Groups -> Roles
Date: 2005-06-30 15:09:17
Message-ID: 19056.1120144157@sss.pgh.pa.us (view raw or flat)
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Stephen Frost <sfrost(at)snowman(dot)net> writes:
> Tom, if you're watching, are you working on this?  I can probably spend
> some time today on it, if that'd be helpful.

I am not; I was hoping you'd deal with SET ROLE.  Is it really much
different from SET SESSION AUTHORIZATION?

> I'm pretty sure others have been asking about per-catalog users and if
> we're going to accept that per-catalog roles makes sense I'd really
> think per-catalog users would too.

We really can't do this.  Especially not 3 days before feature freeze.

			regards, tom lane

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