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Re: We should Axe /contrib/start-scripts

From: "Kevin Grittner" <Kevin(dot)Grittner(at)wicourts(dot)gov>
To: "Alvaro Herrera" <alvherre(at)commandprompt(dot)com>, "Chander Ganesan" <chander(at)otg-nc(dot)com>
Cc: "Josh Berkus" <josh(at)agliodbs(dot)com>, "PostgreSQL-development" <pgsql-hackers(at)postgresql(dot)org>, "Tom Lane" <tgl(at)sss(dot)pgh(dot)pa(dot)us>
Subject: Re: We should Axe /contrib/start-scripts
Date: 2009-08-25 20:41:41
Message-ID: 4A940635020000250002A1A9@gw.wicourts.gov (view raw or flat)
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Alvaro Herrera <alvherre(at)commandprompt(dot)com> wrote: 
 
> That's within my definition of "ugly", yes :-)  My ideal tool would
> do something like
> 
> $ pg_ping -h foo -p 5555
> IN_RECOVERY
> $ echo $?
> 2
> 
> $ # sleep a bit ...
> 
> $ pg_ping -h foo -p 5555
> READY
> $ echo $?
> 0
 
Cool, but how would you do that without bypassing authentication?  If
you do bypass authentication, wouldn't that be sort of a big target
for denial of service attacks?
 
-Kevin

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