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Re: Patch: use SCM_CREDS authentication over PF_LOCAL sockets

From: Tom Lane <tgl(at)sss(dot)pgh(dot)pa(dot)us>
To: Bruce Momjian <pgman(at)candle(dot)pha(dot)pa(dot)us>
Cc: Peter Eisentraut <peter_e(at)gmx(dot)net>, pgsql-patches(at)postgresql(dot)org
Subject: Re: Patch: use SCM_CREDS authentication over PF_LOCAL sockets
Date: 2001-08-19 15:11:01
Message-ID: 25424.998233861@sss.pgh.pa.us (view raw or flat)
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Bruce Momjian <pgman(at)candle(dot)pha(dot)pa(dot)us> writes:
> Yes, but I mentioned PEERCRED is new in 7.2 and wasn't widely
> distributed by Debian, so we should decide which we want first.  Also,
> let me mention that this could turn out to be a portability headache. 

Based on your other message, SCM_CREDS will be much more of a
portability headache than PEERCRED.  All the more reason to prefer
the latter if available.

			regards, tom lane

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