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Re: [GENERAL] Database users Passwords

From: Jeff Davis <pgsql(at)j-davis(dot)com>
To: Peter Eisentraut <peter_e(at)gmx(dot)net>
Cc: pgsql-docs(at)postgresql(dot)org, DEV <dev(at)umpa-us(dot)com>
Subject: Re: [GENERAL] Database users Passwords
Date: 2006-10-17 21:15:23
Message-ID: 1161119723.31645.186.camel@dogma.v10.wvs (view raw, whole thread or download thread mbox)
Lists: pgsql-docspgsql-general
On Tue, 2006-10-17 at 21:35 +0200, Peter Eisentraut wrote:
> Jeff Davis wrote:
> > This seems to be lacking in the docs. At least, the only place I
> > found this information was a user comment in the 8.0 docs. Is this
> > already in the 8.1 docs? Should we add a description of the way
> > postgresql does the md5 hashes in the CREATE ROLE section?
> This has been in the documentation at least as far back as 7.3.

I took a second look, and I am not seeing anything in the CREATE ROLE
docs that say you need to concatenate the user to the password before
encrypting with md5. I saw that in a comment in the 8.0 docs, but I
can't find it in the 8.1 docs.

Can you please point me to a specific section?

	Jeff Davis

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