On Sat, Mar 19, 2011 at 16:24, Tom Lane <tgl(at)sss(dot)pgh(dot)pa(dot)us> wrote:
> Magnus Hagander <magnus(at)hagander(dot)net> writes:
>> Here's an updated patch that removes this log message, and adds a few
>> lines to initdb to create a combination of ident/peer rows. And
>> finally, adds docs.
> As near as I can tell (I hate reading u-style diffs) you've documented
Ah, apologies. I made a -c diff, found a typo, remade it as -u.. pfft.
> the ident and peer keywords as being mutually exclusive, ie, the docs
> say that the correct keyword for the connection type *must* be used in
> pg_hba.conf. Which is not how the code behaves, and shouldn't be how
> the code behaves, for backwards-compatibility reasons. The docs need
> to state the truth, namely that "ident" is still allowed as a synonym
> for "peer" on local connections. Otherwise people will get confused
> as to why their pg_hba files still work.
Hmm: Good point, update attached.
> The code changes look sane in a quick scan, though I didn't read them
> in detail.
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