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Re: security checks for largeobjects?

From: David Fetter <david(at)fetter(dot)org>
To: Peter Eisentraut <peter_e(at)gmx(dot)net>
Cc: pgsql-hackers(at)postgresql(dot)org, KaiGai Kohei <kaigai(at)ak(dot)jp(dot)nec(dot)com>
Subject: Re: security checks for largeobjects?
Date: 2009-06-22 15:22:27
Message-ID: 20090622152227.GA4280@fetter.org (view raw or flat)
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On Mon, Jun 22, 2009 at 05:18:51PM +0300, Peter Eisentraut wrote:
> On Monday 22 June 2009 16:24:44 David Fetter wrote:
> > On Mon, Jun 22, 2009 at 02:00:10PM +0900, KaiGai Kohei wrote:
> > > KaiGai Kohei wrote:
> > > > The todo list says, as follows:
> > > > * Binary Data
> > > >   o Add security checks for large objects
> > > >
> > > > http://wiki.postgresql.org/wiki/Todo#Binary_Data
> > > >
> > > > Is anyone working on? or interested in?
> > >
> > > OK, it seems to me nobody is working on the todo item.
> > > I'll also submit this feature on the v8.5 development cycle.
> >
> > This seems related to SQL/MED's file handling portion.  Perhaps the
> > TODO should be merged into the SQL/MED one.
> 
> MED is management of external data, whereas the large objects are internal, 
> no?

It depends on your definition.  The lo interface is pretty much to
objects on the file system directly.

Cheers,
David.
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