"Medi Montaseri" <montaseri(at)gmail(dot)com> writes:
> I was under the impression that recent modern databases, like PG, allow you
> to transfer control to an out-of-system (system being the DB engine) module
> (shared lib, dll). That is while triggers transfer control within the
> system, now mechanisms exists that allow you to go outside of the system. In
> that context, whence the control is transferred to a C, Perl or whatever
> language, who is to stop that function from doing anything it wants.
Well, sure. Postgres calls those untrusted languages, and only lets
database superusers use them.
regards, tom lane
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