Bruce Momjian wrote:
> Tom Lane wrote:
> > Gavin Sherry <swm(at)linuxworld(dot)com(dot)au> writes:
> > > On Fri, 4 Jan 2002, Kaare Rasmussen wrote:
> > >> CREATE DATABASE dbname WITH OWNER = "user"
> > > A much better idea. There is no conflict in using OWNER here.
> > > Revised patch attached.
> > I have applied this patch, with a couple of editorial tweaks, and one
> > not-so-minor change: superuser privilege is required to create a
> > database on behalf of another user. Seems to me that CREATEDB
> > privilege should not be sufficient to allow such an operation.
> > Still to do: teach createdb script about it, and revise pg_dumpall
> > to use the facility instead of assuming that database owners have
> > CREATEDB privilege. Working on those now ...
> Seems you are already on that too. I will wait for you to finish, when
> there will be nothing left for me to do. :-(
I have applied this minor patch. I don't want to document the ability
to use equals in this case because some day we may remove it. The
equals doesn't fit with any of our other WITH clauses. I cleaned up a
paragraph on OWNER, and mentioned we may want to remove the equals
backward compatibility hack someday.
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