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Re: Big problem

From: Tom Lane <tgl(at)sss(dot)pgh(dot)pa(dot)us>
To: Christopher Kings-Lynne <chriskl(at)familyhealth(dot)com(dot)au>
Cc: PostgreSQL-development <pgsql-hackers(at)postgresql(dot)org>,sergiomb(at)netcabo(dot)pt
Subject: Re: Big problem
Date: 2004-05-24 14:49:23
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Christopher Kings-Lynne <chriskl(at)familyhealth(dot)com(dot)au> writes:
> Hmmm - I agree it's difficult, but somehow I think it's something we 
> should do.  Just imagine if some major user of postgres did it - they'd 
> be screaming blue murder...

Shrug.  Superusers can *always* shoot themselves in the foot in Postgres.
Try "delete from pg_proc", for instance.  This sounds right up there
with the notion of preventing a Unix superuser from doing "rm -rf /".

			regards, tom lane

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