Re: libpq should append auth failures, not overwrite

From: Michael Paquier <michael(at)paquier(dot)xyz>
To: Fabien COELHO <coelho(at)cri(dot)ensmp(dot)fr>
Cc: Tom Lane <tgl(at)sss(dot)pgh(dot)pa(dot)us>, PostgreSQL Developers <pgsql-hackers(at)lists(dot)postgresql(dot)org>
Subject: Re: libpq should append auth failures, not overwrite
Date: 2018-10-01 06:19:17
Message-ID: 20181001061917.GL5982@paquier.xyz
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On Tue, Aug 14, 2018 at 02:17:09PM +0200, Fabien COELHO wrote:
> I think that people would survive having the ip spelled out on localhost
> errors when there are several ips associated to the name.
>
> You could also create an exception for "localhost" if you see it as a large
> problem, but if someone redefined localhost somehow (I did that once by
> inadvertence), it would be nice to help and be explicit.

The last status of this patch comes from August, which has been
unanswered. So I am marking the patch as returned with feedback. The
patch set does not apply cleanly by the way.
--
Michael

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