Tom Lane wrote:
> Jaime Casanova <jaime(at)2ndquadrant(dot)com> writes:
> > I just notice that when you create a user using CREATE USER and give
> > the user the ability to create other users it gets created as
> > SUPERUSER.
> Are you talking about the CREATEUSER option? That is documented, quite
> clearly I think:
> These clauses are an obsolete, but still accepted, spelling of
> SUPERUSER and NOSUPERUSER. Note that they are not equivalent to
> CREATEROLE as one might naively expect!
> The only way we could really make this any better is to remove these
> keywords, which might be something to consider. The preferred SUPERUSER
> spelling has been accepted since 8.1 ... is that long enough to ensure
> everyone's converted their client-side tools? Probably not :-(
How does this relate to people restoring pre-8.1 pg_dumpall dumps?
Seems removing this option would cause the restore to fail.
Bruce Momjian <bruce(at)momjian(dot)us> http://momjian.us
+ It's impossible for everything to be true. +
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