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Re: pgsql: Make RADIUS authentication use pg_getaddrinfo_all() to get

From: Tom Lane <tgl(at)sss(dot)pgh(dot)pa(dot)us>
To: Magnus Hagander <magnus(at)hagander(dot)net>
Cc: pgsql-committers(at)postgresql(dot)org
Subject: Re: pgsql: Make RADIUS authentication use pg_getaddrinfo_all() to get
Date: 2010-02-03 06:16:17
Message-ID: 2435.1265177777@sss.pgh.pa.us (view raw or flat)
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Magnus Hagander <magnus(at)hagander(dot)net> writes:
> On Wednesday, February 3, 2010, Tom Lane <tgl(at)sss(dot)pgh(dot)pa(dot)us> wrote:
>> Perhaps instead of depending on magic constants, you should have the
>> code use what "localhost" resolves as, comparably to pgstat.c.

> Pgstat only talks locally so that's a completely different thing.

Ah, right.

I notice that in libpq/ip.c, we're using a macro IN6_IS_ADDR_UNSPECIFIED()
as a substitute for testing equality to in6addr_any.  I wonder where
that comes from and whether it has a brother for assignment...

			regards, tom lane

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