On Mon, Nov 29, 2010 at 10:06 PM, Robert Haas <robertmhaas(at)gmail(dot)com> wrote:
> On Mon, Nov 29, 2010 at 9:37 PM, Josh Kupershmidt <schmiddy(at)gmail(dot)com> wrote:
>> I actually hadn't thought of that, for some reason.
>> We used to similarly recommend that people handle TRUNCATE privileges
>> with a security definer function. That doesn't mean GRANT TRUNCATE
>> wasn't a sweet addition to 8.4.
> Hmm, glad you like it (I wrote that). I'm just asking how far we
> should go before we decide we catering to use cases that are too
> narrow to warrant an extension of the permissions system.
I am slightly opposed to adding GRANTs for LOCK TABLE, ANALYZE,
VACUUM, etc. The GRANT help page is long enough already, and I doubt
many users would use them, even though I might use GRANT LOCK TABLE
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