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Re: initdb authentication

From: "Magnus Hagander" <mha(at)sollentuna(dot)net>
To: "Bruce Momjian" <pgman(at)candle(dot)pha(dot)pa(dot)us>
Cc: <pgsql-patches(at)postgresql(dot)org>
Subject: Re: initdb authentication
Date: 2004-07-22 18:12:13
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Ok, here is another one.

Doc patches coming up if/when this one is approved.


>-----Original Message-----
>From: Bruce Momjian [mailto:pgman(at)candle(dot)pha(dot)pa(dot)us] 
>Sent: den 17 juli 2004 03:11
>To: Magnus Hagander
>Cc: pgsql-patches(at)postgresql(dot)org
>Subject: Re: [PATCHES] initdb authentication
>I got a new idea on this.  I think we should add an initdb option that
>takes a string to specify the local authentication method:
>	initdb --localauth 'ident'
>or whatever the user wants.  I think this is more flexible and more
>compact.  It would default to 'trust', and the packagers could 
>set it to
>whatever they want.  If their OS supports local ident, they can use
>Also keep in mind you might want some ident map file:
>	initdb --localauth 'ident mymap'
>so you would need to allow multiple words in the string.
>Magnus Hagander wrote:
>> Here's a version of this patch that includes documentation updates.
>> //Magnus

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