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Re: Why don't we allow DNS names in pg_hba.conf?

From: Peter Eisentraut <peter_e(at)gmx(dot)net>
To: pgsql-hackers(at)postgresql(dot)org
Cc: Tom Lane <tgl(at)sss(dot)pgh(dot)pa(dot)us>
Subject: Re: Why don't we allow DNS names in pg_hba.conf?
Date: 2006-01-01 21:14:41
Message-ID: 200601012214.41782.peter_e@gmx.net (view raw or flat)
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Am Sonntag, 1. Januar 2006 19:30 schrieb Tom Lane:
> I don't see a good
> reason why we shouldn't let people use DNS names.

I generally support this, but I wonder if this could have strange effects if a 
name resolves to more than one IP address or even an IPv4 and an IPv6 
address.

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