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Re: simply custom variables protection

From: Bruce Momjian <bruce(at)momjian(dot)us>
To: Pavel Stehule <pavel(dot)stehule(at)hotmail(dot)com>
Cc: pgsql-patches(at)postgresql(dot)org, andrew(at)dunslane(dot)net, tgl(at)sss(dot)pgh(dot)pa(dot)us
Subject: Re: simply custom variables protection
Date: 2007-04-07 16:55:32
Message-ID: 200704071655.l37GtWP14609@momjian.us (view raw or flat)
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Pavel Stehule wrote:
> Hello Bruce
> 
> My patch allows to allert somebody so any custom variable is protected. I 
> dont understand Tom's arguments. Probably this patch do more than is 
> necessary. Really important for protection is only calling ResetPGVariable() 
> function. My funcionality has only information value.

How does a user protect a custom variable using your code?  I don't see
any API that would allow that.

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> 
> Regards
> Pavel Stehule
> 
> 
> >From: Bruce Momjian <bruce(at)momjian(dot)us>
> >To: Pavel Stehule <pavel(dot)stehule(at)hotmail(dot)com>
> >CC: pgsql-patches(at)postgresql(dot)org, andrew(at)dunslane(dot)net, tgl(at)sss(dot)pgh(dot)pa(dot)us
> >Subject: Re: [PATCHES] simply custom variables protection
> >Date: Sat, 7 Apr 2007 11:54:13 -0400 (EDT)
> >
> >
> >Pavel, would you remind me how this is useful?
> >
> >---------------------------------------------------------------------------
> >
> >Pavel Stehule wrote:
> > > Hello
> > >
> > > this patch contains function ArmorCustomVariables. This function set 
> >flag
> > > armored on any custom variable. From this moment only superuser can 
> >change
> > > this variable.
> > >
> > > p.s. use it together with ResetPGVariable()
> > >
> > > Regards
> > > Pavel Stehule
> > >
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