Re: 8.2.0 upgrade issue: loss of CONNECT rights

From: Bruce Momjian <bruce(at)momjian(dot)us>
To: Tom Lane <tgl(at)sss(dot)pgh(dot)pa(dot)us>
Cc: L Bayuk <lbayuk(at)pobox(dot)com>, pgsql-admin(at)postgresql(dot)org
Subject: Re: 8.2.0 upgrade issue: loss of CONNECT rights
Date: 2007-01-20 23:13:19
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This was fixed in 8.2.1. Thanks for the report.


Tom Lane wrote:
> L Bayuk <lbayuk(at)pobox(dot)com> writes:
> > Another thing to watch out for when upgrading to 8.2.0:
> > I had some 8.1.x databases with restricted rights, like REVOKE CREATE ON
> > DATABASE. After pg_dumpall and reload into 8.2.0, I lost CONNECT rights on
> > those databases. So only the superuser account can connect. The reason
> > seems to be that my dump file had REVOKE ALL ON DATABASE, then added the
> > specific GRANT rights. At 8.2.0, REVOKE ALL includes revoking CONNECT
> > rights even though they were always granted at 8.1.5.
> Hmmm ... I think we could hack 8.2's pg_dumpall to compensate for that,
> ie throw in a GRANT CONNECT ... TO PUBLIC when dumping from a pre-8.2
> server. But of course this wouldn't do anything for databases dumped
> with older versions of pg_dumpall.
> regards, tom lane
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