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Re: Extending SET SESSION AUTHORIZATION

From: Tom Lane <tgl(at)sss(dot)pgh(dot)pa(dot)us>
To: Bruce Momjian <pgman(at)candle(dot)pha(dot)pa(dot)us>
Cc: eepstein(at)prajnait(dot)com,PostgreSQL-development <pgsql-hackers(at)postgresql(dot)org>
Subject: Re: Extending SET SESSION AUTHORIZATION
Date: 2004-01-27 03:56:24
Message-ID: 9921.1075175784@sss.pgh.pa.us (view raw or flat)
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Bruce Momjian <pgman(at)candle(dot)pha(dot)pa(dot)us> writes:
> Ezra Epstein wrote:
>> I'd like to extend SET SESSION AUTHORIZATION to support a form which takes a
>> password.

> Uh, a password?  What purpose would that serve?

Indeed.  SET SESSION AUTH is already allowed only to superusers --- a
superuser hardly needs any additional privileges to become whoever he
wants.

			regards, tom lane

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