Re: Per-database search_path

From: Bruce Momjian <bruce(at)momjian(dot)us>
To: Tom Lane <tgl(at)sss(dot)pgh(dot)pa(dot)us>
Cc: David Fetter <david(at)fetter(dot)org>, Josh Berkus <josh(at)agliodbs(dot)com>, pgsql-hackers(at)postgresql(dot)org
Subject: Re: Per-database search_path
Date: 2006-09-30 03:55:18
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Added to TODO:

* Allow more complex user/database default GUC settings

Currently, ALTER USER and ALTER DATABASE support per-user and
per-database defaults. Consider adding per-user-and-database
defaults so things like search_path can be defaulted for a
specific user connecting to a specific database.


Tom Lane wrote:
> David Fetter <david(at)fetter(dot)org> writes:
> > On Fri, Sep 29, 2006 at 05:41:35PM -0400, Tom Lane wrote:
> >> Yeah. ISTM the correct generalization is "per-user per-database
> >> default GUC settings", which has nothing to do with superuserness.
> > This sounds like a TODO for 8.3. What wrinkles might this involve?
> Probably rethink the rolconfig/datconfig representation. Maybe it's
> time for a separate catalog for the settings.
> > Offhand, I'm thinking that it would touch the inheritance stuff that
> > roles have.
> No, it wouldn't, because defaults only apply at the instant of
> connection, so there's no inheritance or SET ROLE to worry about.
> Whatever role you log in as is what you get.
> regards, tom lane
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