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RE: Permissions on CHECKPOINT

From: "Mikheev, Vadim" <vmikheev(at)SECTORBASE(dot)COM>
To: "'Bruce Momjian'" <pgman(at)candle(dot)pha(dot)pa(dot)us>, Oliver Elphick <olly(at)lfix(dot)co(dot)uk>
Cc: Tom Lane <tgl(at)sss(dot)pgh(dot)pa(dot)us>, Peter Eisentraut <peter_e(at)gmx(dot)net>, PostgreSQL Development <pgsql-hackers(at)postgresql(dot)org>
Subject: RE: Permissions on CHECKPOINT
Date: 2001-01-26 23:34:46
Message-ID: 8F4C99C66D04D4118F580090272A7A234D32CA@sectorbase1.sectorbase.com (view raw or flat)
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> > What about DoS attacks?  What would be the effect of 
> > someone's setting off an infinite loop of CHECKPOINTs?
> 
> Don't we have bigger DoS attacks?  Certainly SELECT cash_out(1) is a
> much bigger one.

I've missed point - cash_out(1) is bug that should be fixed.
Any reason to add yet another gun?

Vadim

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