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Re: Review of Row Level Security

From: Simon Riggs <simon(at)2ndQuadrant(dot)com>
To: Kohei KaiGai <kaigai(at)kaigai(dot)gr(dot)jp>
Cc: PostgreSQL-development <pgsql-hackers(at)postgresql(dot)org>, Robert Haas <robertmhaas(at)gmail(dot)com>
Subject: Re: Review of Row Level Security
Date: 2012-12-07 18:33:13
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On 5 December 2012 11:16, Kohei KaiGai <kaigai(at)kaigai(dot)gr(dot)jp> wrote:

>> * TRUNCATE works, and allows you to remove all rows of a table, even
>> ones you can't see to run a DELETE on. Er...
> It was my oversight. My preference is to rewrite TRUNCATE command
> with DELETE statement in case when row-security policy is active on
> the target table.
> In this case, a NOTICE message may be helpful for users not to assume
> the table is always empty after the command.

I think the default must be to throw an ERROR, since part of the
contract with TRUNCATE is that it is fast and removes storage.

>> * Docs need work, but thats OK.
> I'd like to want some help with native English speakers.

I'll help with that.

 Simon Riggs         
 PostgreSQL Development, 24x7 Support, Training & Services

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