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Re: WIP: Column-level Privileges

From: Stephen Frost <sfrost(at)snowman(dot)net>
To: Tom Lane <tgl(at)sss(dot)pgh(dot)pa(dot)us>
Cc: Markus Wanner <markus(at)bluegap(dot)ch>,PostgreSQL-development Hackers <pgsql-hackers(at)postgresql(dot)org>
Subject: Re: WIP: Column-level Privileges
Date: 2008-11-02 13:13:32
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* Tom Lane (tgl(at)sss(dot)pgh(dot)pa(dot)us) wrote:
> Stephen Frost <sfrost(at)snowman(dot)net> writes:
> > ... A case I just realized might be an issue is
> > doing a 'select 1 from x;' where you have *no* rights on x, or any
> > columns in it, would still get you the rowcount.
> Well, if you have table-level select on x, I would expect that to work,
> even if your privs on every column of x are revoked.  If the patch
> doesn't get this right then it needs more work ...

Attached patch has this fixed and still passes all regression tests,



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