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Re: Limit on number of users in postgresql?

From: "John D(dot) Burger" <john(at)mitre(dot)org>
To: "pgsql-general postgresql(dot)org" <pgsql-general(at)postgresql(dot)org>
Subject: Re: Limit on number of users in postgresql?
Date: 2007-01-30 02:21:00
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Tom Lane wrote:

> Since the tables you need to touch are all shared, it's conceivable  
> that
> this could be hacked around, but it seems awfully messy.  Another
> consideration is that this'd significantly increase the amount of work
> done before validating that the connection request is authorized,

Yah, I thought the chicken-and-egg issue might be the nub of it - it  
sure feels more secure to avoid accessing any tables at all 'til you  
know what kind of access the user has.

- John Burger

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