[Dbconfig-common-devel] Re: pgsql issues (was Re: dbconfig-common Problems)

sean finney seanius at debian.org
Sun Aug 7 03:52:41 UTC 2005

On Fri, Aug 05, 2005 at 09:39:26PM +0200, Andreas Tille wrote:
> >yeah, this would be ideal.  however, can we actually do that?  i know in
> >pg_hba.conf you can include a list of users/databases/etc from a file on
> >a given line, but my understanding is that will result in a list of
> >users who can connect to a list of databases, as opposed to a list of
> >username/database pairs.
> Hmmm, yes you are right here - my proposal is not really equivalent.
> We would net a per package line for pg_hba.conf that contains package
> related database-user configuration (which sounds not very reasonable
> with the database-list approach.

back to the drawing board, i guess :(

> >again, my familiarity with postgres is yet a bit lacking.  does
> >anyone know how feasible it is to have both password and ident-based
> >authentication enabled, and have one fail back to the other?  otherwise we
> >might have to settle for lobbying martin to do something like local socket
> >connections being ident based and remote connections being password based.
> This would be a great thing anyway.

just reported a wishlist bug for it (#321708).


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