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Re: MySQL database issues

From: Tino Wildenhain <tino(at)wildenhain(dot)de>
To: "Joshua D(dot) Drake" <jd(at)commandprompt(dot)com>
Cc: Magnus Hagander <magnus(at)hagander(dot)net>,"Gavin M(dot) Roy" <gmr(at)myyearbook(dot)com>,Andrew Sullivan <ajs(at)crankycanuck(dot)ca>, pgsql-advocacy(at)postgresql(dot)org
Subject: Re: MySQL database issues
Date: 2007-05-20 19:02:00
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Joshua D. Drake schrieb:
> Tino Wildenhain wrote:
>> This way you can use pg_hba.conf, dedicated system tables or
>> maybe LDAP one day. (or just another postgres database)
>> Does it sound too easy? I hope so :-)
> Actually, that sounds bad. PostgreSQL should be the source of its own auth.

Well but this makes it harder to have it play nicely in bigger
environments where you have a natural preference for centralistic
user and permission management. And for people like you you
would just use the file based (e.g. pg_hba.conf) system :-)


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