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Re: [PATCHES] Here it is - view permissions

From: Bruce Momjian <maillist(at)candle(dot)pha(dot)pa(dot)us>
To: jwieck(at)debis(dot)com
Cc: pgsql-hackers(at)postgreSQL(dot)org, pgsql-patches(at)postgreSQL(dot)org
Subject: Re: [PATCHES] Here it is - view permissions
Date: 1998-02-21 03:19:08
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>     For  now  and  as  long  as  only superusers are permitted to
>     create rules or views due to the pg_rewrite permissions  this
>     should  be  ok.   But  we should change it soon by adding the
>     flag to pg_class as I said earlier and  have  only  the  view
>     owner and superusers permitted to change this flag.
>     This  flag is useful anyway. We change the world now that ALL
>     views are overriding the acl checks. If we have this flag  we
>     can  setup  views  that  behave  like before (user cannot see
>     anything through the view he cannot see without) and use  the
>     overriding  only  in  cases  we need it (like for the pg_user
>     permissions problem). I'll work on it.

This patch is missing changes to the other node handling functions for
rangetableentry.  Do you want me to add them?

Bruce Momjian

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