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Re: For review: Server instrumentation patch

From: Andrew Dunstan <andrew(at)dunslane(dot)net>
To: Andreas Pflug <pgadmin(at)pse-consulting(dot)de>
Cc: Magnus Hagander <mha(at)sollentuna(dot)net>,Tom Lane <tgl(at)sss(dot)pgh(dot)pa(dot)us>, Bruce Momjian <pgman(at)candle(dot)pha(dot)pa(dot)us>,Dave Page <dpage(at)vale-housing(dot)co(dot)uk>,PostgreSQL-development <pgsql-hackers(at)postgresql(dot)org>
Subject: Re: For review: Server instrumentation patch
Date: 2005-07-25 17:23:59
Message-ID: 42E5202F.3040508@dunslane.net (view raw or flat)
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Andreas Pflug wrote:

> Andrew Dunstan wrote:
>
>>
>> It could be argued that there should be provision for a limitation on 
>> the locations in which COPY can write (and maybe read) files.
>
>
> Please note that the genfile functions are already restricted.
>

Yes, that's what I thought. The argument is about how safe that is, 
especially if you can't turn it off, isn't it?

cheers

andrew



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