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Re: Proposed patch to disallow password=foo in database name parameter

From: Tom Lane <tgl(at)sss(dot)pgh(dot)pa(dot)us>
To: "Joshua D(dot) Drake" <jd(at)commandprompt(dot)com>
Cc: pgsql-patches(at)postgresql(dot)org, Andrew Dunstan <andrew(at)dunslane(dot)net>
Subject: Re: Proposed patch to disallow password=foo in database name parameter
Date: 2007-12-11 03:08:05
Message-ID: 27025.1197342485@sss.pgh.pa.us (view raw or flat)
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"Joshua D. Drake" <jd(at)commandprompt(dot)com> writes:
> Tom Lane wrote:
>> As of PG 8.3, libpq allows a conninfo string to be passed in via the
>> dbName parameter of PQsetdbLogin.

> I didn't even know we could do that. I always use the shell variable 
> option instead. Does anyone actually use the facility?

Well, not yet, because it's new in 8.3 ...

			regards, tom lane

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