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Re: PAM documentation

From: "Joshua D(dot) Drake" <jd(at)commandprompt(dot)com>
To: Bruce Momjian <pgman(at)candle(dot)pha(dot)pa(dot)us>
Cc: Tom Lane <tgl(at)sss(dot)pgh(dot)pa(dot)us>,PostgreSQL-documentation <pgsql-docs(at)postgresql(dot)org>,rasputnik(at)hellooperator(dot)net
Subject: Re: PAM documentation
Date: 2005-04-27 16:18:18
Message-ID: 426FBB4A.5080605@commandprompt.com (view raw or flat)
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Bruce Momjian wrote:
> Tom Lane wrote:
> 
>>momjian(at)svr1(dot)postgresql(dot)org (Bruce Momjian) writes:
>>
>>>Mention that PAM requires the user already exist in the database, per
>>>Dick Davies.
>>
>>I don't recall exactly what Dick suggested, but the patch as applied
>>seems like fairly useless verbiage.  Exactly which of our other auth
>>methods allow users who *don't* exist in the database to log in?
>>And why would anyone find it surprising that this does not happen?

Never assume, always be explicit.

Sincerely,

Joshua D. Drake
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