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Re: Kerberos options requiring restart

From: Tom Lane <tgl(at)sss(dot)pgh(dot)pa(dot)us>
To: Magnus Hagander <magnus(at)hagander(dot)net>
Cc: PG Hackers <pgsql-hackers(at)postgresql(dot)org>
Subject: Re: Kerberos options requiring restart
Date: 2009-01-01 19:09:44
Message-ID: 5580.1230836984@sss.pgh.pa.us (view raw or flat)
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Magnus Hagander <magnus(at)hagander(dot)net> writes:
> The kerberos configuration options (krb_caseinsens_users, krb_realm,
> krb_server_keyfile, krb_srvname, krb_server_hostname) are all set as
> PGC_POSTMASTER. From what I can see, the only places where kerberos code
> is called is from ClientAuthentication().

> That means these parameters shouldn't need to be PGC_POSTMASTER, to
> they? Or am I missing something here?

Hmmm ... I think at one time there was some kerberos initialization
done at postmaster start, but it sure doesn't look like there is
anymore.  So we could probably make all of these SIGHUP.

			regards, tom lane

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