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Re: [GENERAL] worried about PGPASSWORD drop

From: Bruce Momjian <pgman(at)candle(dot)pha(dot)pa(dot)us>
To: "Nigel J(dot) Andrews" <nandrews(at)investsystems(dot)co(dot)uk>
Cc: Alvaro Herrera <alvherre(at)atentus(dot)com>,pgsql-patches(at)postgresql(dot)org
Subject: Re: [GENERAL] worried about PGPASSWORD drop
Date: 2002-08-29 23:36:34
Message-ID: 200208292336.g7TNaYI08818@candle.pha.pa.us (view raw or flat)
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Nigel J. Andrews wrote:
> > They may want a symlink to point to somewhere else.  I can see that.  In
> > fact, I can see settings for Unix group sharing a password file but I am
> > not going to suggest loosening the group permissions until someone says
> > they want that.
> 
> Doesn't stat() resolve all symlinks?

Yep, only lstat() sees symlinks.

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