Re: Proposal: BSD Authentication support

From: Marisa Emerson <mje(at)insec(dot)sh>
To: PostgreSQL-development <pgsql-hackers(at)postgresql(dot)org>
Subject: Re: Proposal: BSD Authentication support
Date: 2016-01-12 07:27:41
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I've attached the latest version of this patch. I've fixed up an issue
with the configuration scripts that I missed.

On 08/01/16 12:40, Marisa Emerson wrote:
> There's a port for PAM, but we would prefer to use BSD Auth as its quite
> a lot cleaner and is standard on OpenBSD.
> I've attached an updated patch that includes documentation. It has been
> tested against OpenBSD 5.8. I'll add this thread to the commitfest.
> On 07/01/16 23:26, Greg Stark wrote:
>> This sounds like a sensible thing to me. I'm actually surprised, it
>> sounds like something we would have already seen. Do some people just
>> use PAM on OpenBSD? Are both supported?
>> You should add the patch to to
>> ensure it doesn't slip through the cracks. It's too late for January
>> though there's nothing stopping people from commenting on or even
>> committing patches outside the commitfest.

Attachment Content-Type Size
bsd_auth.patch text/x-patch 8.6 KB

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