On Fri, Jul 5, 2013 at 4:27 PM, Markus Wanner <mar...@bluegap.ch> wrote:
> One way to resolve that - and that seems to be the direction Dimitri's
> patch is going - is to make the extension depend on its template. (And
> thereby breaking the mental model of a template, IMO. In the spirit of
> that mental model, one could argue that code for stored procedures
> shouldn't be duplicated, but instead just reference its ancestor.)

The security problems with this model have been discussed in every
email thread about the extension template feature.  There is a lot of
(well-founded, IMHO) resistance to the idea of letting users install C
code via an SQL connection.

Robert Haas
EnterpriseDB: http://www.enterprisedb.com
The Enterprise PostgreSQL Company

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