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Re: Open 7.3 items

From: Bruce Momjian <pgman(at)candle(dot)pha(dot)pa(dot)us>
To: "Marc G(dot) Fournier" <scrappy(at)hub(dot)org>
Cc: Ron Snyder <snyder(at)roguewave(dot)com>,Neil Conway <nconway(at)klamath(dot)dyndns(dot)org>,PostgreSQL-development <pgsql-hackers(at)postgresql(dot)org>
Subject: Re: Open 7.3 items
Date: 2002-08-01 03:31:14
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Marc G. Fournier wrote:
> > Access to nothing.  I could actually try to quality by dbname.username,
> > then fall back to just username, but that seems insecure.
> No, that's cool ... just questions I thought of ...


> Okay ... hmmm ... just making sure that I understand ... I setup a server,
> when does this dbname.* come into play?  Only if I enable password/md5 in
> pg_hba.conf for a specific database?  all others would still use a plain
> 'username' still works?  or are you getting rid of the 'global usernames'
> altogether (which is cool too, just want to clarify) ...

There will be a GUC param db_user_namespace which will turn it on/off
for all access to the cluster _except_ for the super-user.

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