Skip site navigation (1) Skip section navigation (2)

Re: how to create dir using pg/plsql

From: Tom Lane <tgl(at)sss(dot)pgh(dot)pa(dot)us>
To: "Medi Montaseri" <montaseri(at)gmail(dot)com>
Cc: "Scott Marlowe" <scott(dot)marlowe(at)gmail(dot)com>, qinghuamail-postgresqlfans(at)yahoo(dot)com, postgresql-admin <pgsql-admin(at)postgresql(dot)org>
Subject: Re: how to create dir using pg/plsql
Date: 2007-08-29 16:47:55
Message-ID: 5790.1188406075@sss.pgh.pa.us (view raw or flat)
Thread:
Lists: pgsql-admin
"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

In response to

Responses

pgsql-admin by date

Next:From: John R AllgoodDate: 2007-08-29 17:17:48
Subject: Re: How to monitor resources on Linux.
Previous:From: Medi MontaseriDate: 2007-08-29 16:28:25
Subject: Re: how to create dir using pg/plsql

Privacy Policy | About PostgreSQL
Copyright © 1996-2014 The PostgreSQL Global Development Group