Re: [PATCHES] plperl Safe restrictions

From: John Hansen <john(at)geeknet(dot)com(dot)au>
To: Andrew Dunstan <andrew(at)dunslane(dot)net>
Cc: Tom Lane <tgl(at)sss(dot)pgh(dot)pa(dot)us>,"Patches (PostgreSQL)" <pgsql-patches(at)postgresql(dot)org>,PostgreSQL-development <pgsql-hackers(at)postgresql(dot)org>
Subject: Re: [PATCHES] plperl Safe restrictions
Date: 2004-11-16 23:46:21
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> I think it is *way* too late in the dev cycle to be proposing this.
> Maybe it should be a TODO item - I at least don't have time even to
> think about the implications os using these pragmas. The effect of the
> first is achievable via an environment setting, I believe.
>
> If you need these badly enough, use plperlu where there are no
> restrictions to overcome - the big problem is that 'use anything'
> requires that we enable the 'require' op, and that is certainly not
> going to happen without a great deal of thought.

Fair enough, was just a suggestion as they seem obviously useful, even
to the non-superuser plperl programmer.

TODO item would suffice :)

... John

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