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From: Tom Lane <tgl(at)sss(dot)pgh(dot)pa(dot)us>
To: Tom Allison <tallison(at)tacocat(dot)net>
Cc: pgsql-novice(at)postgresql(dot)org
Subject: Re: books
Date: 2004-03-18 16:09:50
Message-ID: 9596.1079626190@sss.pgh.pa.us (view raw or flat)
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Tom Allison <tallison(at)tacocat(dot)net> writes:
> I guess I'm trying to bridge the difference between MySQL's process of 
> INSERTing a user ID into a database table and modifying it for access 
> versus the postgres method of CREATE USER.  How do I access user status 
> from the sql line, can I?

You can still hack pg_shadow manually if you really want to.  It's a
good way to shoot yourself in the foot, though, or get burnt by
cross-version changes, which is why we encourage using the special
commands instead.

			regards, tom lane

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