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Re: AW: [HACKERS] Re: PostgreSQL reference manual

From: Stephane Lajeunesse <slajeunesse(at)sympatico(dot)ca>
To: Zeugswetter Andreas <andreas(dot)zeugswetter(at)telecom(dot)at>
Cc: pgsql-hackers(at)hub(dot)org
Subject: Re: AW: [HACKERS] Re: PostgreSQL reference manual
Date: 1998-03-24 00:23:44
Message-ID: 3516FD10.3BBAD2BD@sympatico.ca (view raw or flat)
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Zeugswetter Andreas wrote:
> 
> Once a group is manually created with insert into pg_group values ...
> it can be used by the create user, alter user and grant to group syntax.
> A create group <groupname> is still missing in the grammar,

I'm working on this.. Should have something working around the end of
this week (for ALTER USER and CREATE USER).

> it would simply need to do the insert. Groups are very helpful with
> many users that all need similar grants. You grant rights to the group
> and then grant groups to users. The ANSI92 naming is "role",

Oracle calls it "role" and Sybase calls it "group".

-- 
Stephane Lajeunesse.
Oracle and Sybase DBA

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