Re: [PATCH v2] use has_privs_for_role for predefined roles

From: Tom Lane <tgl(at)sss(dot)pgh(dot)pa(dot)us>
To: Joe Conway <mail(at)joeconway(dot)com>
Cc: Joshua Brindle <joshua(dot)brindle(at)crunchydata(dot)com>, "Bossart, Nathan" <bossartn(at)amazon(dot)com>, Stephen Frost <sfrost(at)snowman(dot)net>, Robert Haas <robertmhaas(at)gmail(dot)com>, PostgreSQL-development <pgsql-hackers(at)postgresql(dot)org>
Subject: Re: [PATCH v2] use has_privs_for_role for predefined roles
Date: 2022-02-06 17:24:50
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Joe Conway <mail(at)joeconway(dot)com> writes:
> I'd like to pick this patch up and see it through to commit/push.
> Presumably that will include back-patching to all supported pg versions.
> Before I go through the effort to back-patch, does anyone want to argue
> that this should *not* be back-patched?

Hm, I'm -0.5 or so. I think changing security-related behaviors
in a stable branch is a hard sell unless you are closing a security
hole. This is a fine improvement for HEAD but I'm inclined to
leave the back branches alone.

regards, tom lane

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