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Re: [HACKERS] Here it is - view permissions

From: The Hermit Hacker <scrappy(at)hub(dot)org>
To: Jan Wieck <jwieck(at)debis(dot)com>
Cc: PostgreSQL HACKERS <pgsql-hackers(at)postgreSQL(dot)org>
Subject: Re: [HACKERS] Here it is - view permissions
Date: 1998-02-23 14:33:09
Message-ID: Pine.NEB.3.95.980223093250.17896H-100000@hub.org (view raw or flat)
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On Mon, 23 Feb 1998, Jan Wieck wrote:

> > 
> > On Mon, 23 Feb 1998, Mattias Kregert wrote:
> > 
> > > Bruce Momjian wrote:
> > > > 
> > > > OK, but why would anyone want the old behavior?
> > > > 
> > > > I guess if you have a table that is not select-able by everyone, and you
> > > > create a view on it, the default permits will allow select to others.
> > > > You would have to set the permit on that view.  Is there more to that
> > > > pg_class flag you want to add?
> > > 
> > > Why does views default to 'select' permission for 'public'?
> > > I think most people will never think of the possibility that others
> > > will be able to SELECT their data through views.
> > > Should not 'create view' at least print a NOTICE about this?
> > 
> > 	Considering how much security we are putting around everything
> > else, is it unreasonably to have both 'create view'/'create table' default
> > to 'revoke all' to public, and 'grant all' to owner?
> 
>     include/utils/acl.h line 65
> 
>     set ACL_WORLD_DEFAULT to ACL_NO
> 
>     Then tables and views default to what you wanted.

	Have you actually tried this? :)  Does it break anything?



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