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Re: Rejecting weak passwords

From: Magnus Hagander <magnus(at)hagander(dot)net>
To: Tom Lane <tgl(at)sss(dot)pgh(dot)pa(dot)us>
Cc: Dave Page <dpage(at)pgadmin(dot)org>, Albe Laurenz <laurenz(dot)albe(at)wien(dot)gv(dot)at>, pgsql-hackers <pgsql-hackers(at)postgresql(dot)org>
Subject: Re: Rejecting weak passwords
Date: 2009-10-01 16:56:00
Message-ID: 9837222c0910010956j33e99313haf66ba3d13b153e0@mail.gmail.com (view raw or flat)
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On Thu, Oct 1, 2009 at 17:24, Tom Lane <tgl(at)sss(dot)pgh(dot)pa(dot)us> wrote:
> Dave Page <dpage(at)pgadmin(dot)org> writes:
>> How will people know how to use it, or that it's even there without at
>> least a note in the docs somewhere?
>
> We don't normally document function hooks anywhere but the source code.
> That's one of the things that makes them low overhead ;-)
>
> I agree with the subsequent comments suggesting a sample module that
> actually does something useful --- although if it's going to link to
> external code like cracklib, it probably is going to have to be on
> pgfoundry not in contrib.

Why is that? we have plenty of other things in contrib that rely on
external code, for example the uuid, xml or ssl stuff.


-- 
 Magnus Hagander
 Me: http://www.hagander.net/
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