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Re: WIP: plpgsql source code obfuscation

From: "Dave Page" <dpage(at)postgresql(dot)org>
To: "Pavel Stehule" <pavel(dot)stehule(at)gmail(dot)com>
Cc: pgsql-patches <pgsql-patches(at)postgresql(dot)org>
Subject: Re: WIP: plpgsql source code obfuscation
Date: 2008-01-28 14:04:02
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On Jan 28, 2008 12:51 PM, Pavel Stehule <pavel(dot)stehule(at)gmail(dot)com> wrote:
> Hello
> this patch define new function flag - OBFUSCATE. With this flag
> encrypted source code is stored to probin column. Password is stored
> in GUC_SUPERUSER_ONLY item - it is similar security like SQL Server
> does (where privileged users can access system tables with source code
> or can use debugger).
> ToDo: Dump

Without making any comment of whether or not we should actually do
this, a flag in pg_proc to indicate that the function is obfuscated
would be handy for apps like pgAdmin, rather than assuming a - in
prosrc has that meaning (which may be valid for some interpreters).


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