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Re: initdb authentication

From: Peter Eisentraut <peter_e(at)gmx(dot)net>
To: "Magnus Hagander" <mha(at)sollentuna(dot)net>,<pgsql-patches(at)postgresql(dot)org>
Subject: Re: initdb authentication
Date: 2004-07-15 21:20:46
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Magnus Hagander wrote:
> This one makes it mandatory to pick some kind of authentication. If
> that's not wanted, it's easy to change it to default to trust (which
> I think is wrong, but we've been through that already..)

I don't think I like any of this.  Sooner rather than later, people need 
to look at pg_hba.conf and think about it.  I don't like switches that 
induce them to skip that step.  And I certainly don't like forcing 
extra switches on users that just try out an installation locally.

I would be in favor of making everything supertight and secure by 
default, no questions asked.  The is a definable goal.  But as long as 
there is no agreement on that, let's not create illusions in that 
direction while inconveniencing a bunch of people for little gain.

Peter Eisentraut

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