Re: Proposal: BSD Authentication support

From: Pierre-Emmanuel André <pea(at)openbsd(dot)org>
To: Thomas Munro <thomas(dot)munro(at)enterprisedb(dot)com>
Cc: Marisa Emerson <mje(at)insec(dot)sh>, David Steele <david(at)pgmasters(dot)net>, Robert Haas <robertmhaas(at)gmail(dot)com>, PostgreSQL-development <pgsql-hackers(at)postgresql(dot)org>
Subject: Re: Proposal: BSD Authentication support
Date: 2016-04-08 10:48:16
Message-ID: 20160408104816.GB20623@coredump.pacwan.net
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On Fri, Mar 18, 2016 at 06:30:35PM +1300, Thomas Munro wrote:
> On Fri, Mar 18, 2016 at 12:49 PM, Marisa Emerson <mje(at)insec(dot)sh> wrote:
> > On 18/03/16 03:57, Thomas Munro wrote:
> >>
> >> You used one name in the docs and another in the code:
> >>
> >> + BSD Authentication on PostgreSQL uses the
> >> <literal>auth-postgres</literal>
> >> + login type and authenticates with the <literal>postgres</literal>
> >> login
> >>
> >> + retval = auth_userokay(user, NULL, "auth-postgresql", passwd);
> >
> >
> > Woops, fix attached.
>
> Thanks!
>
> I'm CCng Pierre-Emmanuel André, maintainer of the OpenBSD postgresql
> port/package, just in case he has any feedback.
>
> Pierre-Emmanuel, here's the full thread in case you missed it:
> http://www.postgresql.org/message-id/1521c2f9465.e357a543197915.6912077634413325318@insec.sh
>

Hi,

Sorry for the late answer.
I've tested the patch on @amd64 with the latest PostgreSQL 9.6devel. I can't judge the diff
itself (it looks good but i'm not a PostgreSQL developper) but everything works fine.
It would be a nice feature to have on OpenBSD.

Regards,

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