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> Philip Warner writes:
> > Is there any reason that a security model does not exist for psql that
> > allows Unix user 'fred' to log in as PG user 'fred' with no password etc,
> > but any user trying to log on as someone other than themselves has to
> > provide a password?
> Short of someone sitting down and making it happen I don't see any. You'd
> only need to implement some sort of fall-through in `pg_hba.conf', which
> in my estimate can't be exceedingly hard.
How do you know Fred is Fred without a password?
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