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> Tom Lane writes:
> > Looking at the spec, we do seem to be missing SYSTEM_USER out of the
> > four variants the spec mentions. However, considering that we map
> > them all to the same thing anyway, I can't get too excited about it.
> SYSTEM_USER is the operating system user that connected to the database
> system. This is obviously not generally applicable in the environment
> PostgreSQL runs in, nor is there a universal and reliable way to get this
> information, so I suggest we don't bother about it. Mapping it to
> [CURRENT_]USER would certainly be wrong.
Well, we do already map it. I just documented it.
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