On Mon, Jan 3, 2011 at 11:20 AM, Tom Lane <tgl(at)sss(dot)pgh(dot)pa(dot)us> wrote:
> Robert Haas <robertmhaas(at)gmail(dot)com> writes:
>> On the other hand, the REPLICATION privilege is denying you the right to
>> perform an operation *even though you already are authenticated as a
>> superuser*. I don't think there's anywhere else in the system where
>> we allow a privilege to non-super-users but deny that same privilege
>> to super-users, and I don't think we should be starting now.
> You might want to reflect on rolcatupdate a bit before asserting that
> there are no cases where privileges are ever denied to superusers.
Oh, huh. I wasn't aware of that.
> However, that precedent would suggest that the default should be to
> grant the replication bit to superusers.
Yes it would.
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