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Re: [HACKERS] less privileged pl install

From: Jeremy Drake <pgsql(at)jdrake(dot)com>
To: Tom Lane <tgl(at)sss(dot)pgh(dot)pa(dot)us>
Cc: Martijn van Oosterhout <kleptog(at)svana(dot)org>, Stefan Kaltenbrunner <stefan(at)kaltenbrunner(dot)cc>, Peter Eisentraut <peter_e(at)gmx(dot)net>, PostgreSQL Patches <pgsql-patches(at)postgresql(dot)org>
Subject: Re: [HACKERS] less privileged pl install
Date: 2007-01-27 06:41:17
Message-ID: Pine.BSO.4.64.0701262239230.23712@resin.csoft.net (view raw or flat)
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On Sat, 27 Jan 2007, Tom Lane wrote:

> I'd go with GetUserId() in the cases where you're not explicitly
> assigning ownership to the datdba role.  AFAIR the assumption that
> languages are owned by BOOTSTRAP_SUPERUSERID was just a kluge to use in
> some bits of code that had to have a notion of a specific owner.  Now
> in reality every superuser has the same privileges as every other one,
> and so it doesn't matter much which one you use, but we might as well
> record who actually did the deed.

Here is a version of the patch which does this.  Very minor change from
the last version...

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