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Re: pgsql: Add a security_barrier option for views.

From: Alvaro Herrera <alvherre(at)commandprompt(dot)com>
To: Tom Lane <tgl(at)sss(dot)pgh(dot)pa(dot)us>
Cc: Robert Haas <robertmhaas(at)gmail(dot)com>, Pg Committers <pgsql-committers(at)postgresql(dot)org>
Subject: Re: pgsql: Add a security_barrier option for views.
Date: 2011-12-22 22:51:38
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Excerpts from Tom Lane's message of jue dic 22 19:09:54 -0300 2011:
> Alvaro Herrera <alvherre(at)commandprompt(dot)com> writes:
> > Excerpts from Tom Lane's message of jue dic 22 18:39:18 -0300 2011:
> >> Robert Haas <rhaas(at)postgresql(dot)org> writes:
> >>> Add a security_barrier option for views.
> >> Where's the catversion bump for having broken stored rules/views?
> > I'm starting to wonder if we should have a git hook of some sort to
> > check for this ...
> Dunno, how would you automate that?
> My rule of thumb is that touching either src/include/catalog/* or
> readfuncs.c probably means you need a catversion bump.  It's the
> "probably" that's a problem for automated enforcement.  I don't
> want unnecessary catversion bumps happening just because some tool
> is preventing a commit.

Yeah, maybe this belongs in a tool local to each developer.  I run a
script here "git-safe-push" (yes, from Magnus) that, currently, displays
the commits I have for pushing, so that I can double check that I'm not
pushing something improper.  I guess I could integrate something that if
there's a hunk touching src/include/catalog, it raises a warning and
nothing more, so I can easily ignore it if it's wrong.

Álvaro Herrera <alvherre(at)commandprompt(dot)com>
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