doc - improve description of default privileges

From: Fabien COELHO <coelho(at)cri(dot)ensmp(dot)fr>
To: PostgreSQL Developers <pgsql-hackers(at)lists(dot)postgresql(dot)org>
Subject: doc - improve description of default privileges
Date: 2018-07-31 21:43:39
Message-ID: alpine.DEB.2.21.1807311735200.20743@lancre
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I have not found a convenient presentation of the default privileges for
different objects, and how to display them (if possible, not always).

The information is partly provided within the GRANT description, and not
very explicit: eg it is said that owners have all possible perms, but
which they are is not said explicitely, although they are implied by the
different GRANT sysnopsys. Then some objects are given perms for the

The attached patch tries to improve the documentation, in particular with
an added table to summarizes my findings, so that they are recorded


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doc-default-perms-1.patch text/plain 8.4 KB


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