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Re: [BUGS] BUG #1134: ALTER USER ... RENAME breaks md5 passwords

From: Bruce Momjian <pgman(at)candle(dot)pha(dot)pa(dot)us>
To: Tom Lane <tgl(at)sss(dot)pgh(dot)pa(dot)us>
Cc: Fabien COELHO <coelho(at)cri(dot)ensmp(dot)fr>,PostgreSQL-patches <pgsql-patches(at)postgresql(dot)org>
Subject: Re: [BUGS] BUG #1134: ALTER USER ... RENAME breaks md5 passwords
Date: 2004-04-30 17:02:42
Message-ID: 200404301702.i3UH2gk26428@candle.pha.pa.us (view raw or flat)
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Tom Lane wrote:
> Bruce Momjian <pgman(at)candle(dot)pha(dot)pa(dot)us> writes:
> > The attached patch clears the password field on rename:
> 
> I think you should clear the password field *only* if it's
> MD5-encrypted.

I thought about that but it seems strange to conditionally do the
clearing, but if you think we should, I can do it.

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