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Re: Unfriendly handling of pg_hba SSL options with SSL off

From: Tom Lane <tgl(at)sss(dot)pgh(dot)pa(dot)us>
To: Peter Eisentraut <peter_e(at)gmx(dot)net>
Cc: Robert Haas <robertmhaas(at)gmail(dot)com>, pgsql-hackers(at)postgresql(dot)org
Subject: Re: Unfriendly handling of pg_hba SSL options with SSL off
Date: 2011-04-25 23:18:22
Message-ID: 22699.1303773502@sss.pgh.pa.us (view raw or flat)
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Peter Eisentraut <peter_e(at)gmx(dot)net> writes:
> On mn, 2011-04-25 at 15:26 -0400, Tom Lane wrote:
>> Well, it's not just to be "helpful", it's to close off code paths that
>> are never going to be sufficiently well-tested to not have bizarre
>> failure modes.  That helps both developers (who don't have to worry
>> about testing/fixing such code paths) and users (who won't have to
>> deal with the bizarre failure modes). 

> That's of course another good reason.

Hm, does that mean we have consensus on treating it as an error?
If not, would some other people care to cast votes?

			regards, tom lane

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