Re: Allow pg_dumpall to work without pg_authid

From: Tom Lane <tgl(at)sss(dot)pgh(dot)pa(dot)us>
To: Peter Eisentraut <peter(dot)eisentraut(at)2ndquadrant(dot)com>
Cc: Simon Riggs <simon(at)2ndquadrant(dot)com>, Robins Tharakan <tharakan(at)gmail(dot)com>, Stephen Frost <sfrost(at)snowman(dot)net>, "pgsql-hackers(at)postgresql(dot)org" <pgsql-hackers(at)postgresql(dot)org>
Subject: Re: Allow pg_dumpall to work without pg_authid
Date: 2017-03-22 03:34:49
Message-ID: 1271.1490153689@sss.pgh.pa.us
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Peter Eisentraut <peter(dot)eisentraut(at)2ndquadrant(dot)com> writes:
> No answer. Can we remove this chunk?

>> + if (no_role_passwords && binary_upgrade)

Perhaps, but why? ISTM that trying to run pg_upgrade as non-superuser
is a nonstarter for a number of reasons, while if you're superuser you
do not need --no-role-passwords.

regards, tom lane

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