Bruce Momjian wrote:
> Andrew Dunstan wrote:
>> Tom Lane wrote:
>>> Log Message:
>>> Adjust user-facing documentation to explain why we don't check pgpass
>>> file permissions on Windows.
>> +On Microsoft Windows, the file is stored in a directory that is secure by
>> +default, so no special permissions check is made.
>> I doubt this is true if PGPASSFILE is set.
> I thought it would be in the user's Application Data directory, or are
> you saying they might put it somewhere else?
PGPASSFILE lets you put the file in any arbitrary location. If it's not
set then libpq looks in the default location. See
We've had this since 8.1 IIRC - I've actually found it quite useful.
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