* Robert Haas (robertmh...@gmail.com) wrote: > On Fri, Aug 30, 2013 at 8:53 AM, Stephen Frost <sfr...@snowman.net> wrote: > > Yes, one of the issues with the existing system is that you can't > > specify a default to be applied to new roles. Also, there are > > parameters which are not per-role yet which it probably makes sense to > > be in the database and we'd need a way to deal with that. Although, at > > the same time, considering it role based does make for a nice > > distinction. Unfortunately, those clammoring for this will argue that > > it wouldn't replace adminpack and that they couldn't use it to modify > > their /etc/network/interfaces file, which is the obvious next step to > > all of this. > > This is a straw-man.
It was intended to be and I wasn't particularly expecting a response to the sarcasm, at the same time.. > Likening this to the > feature being proposed is silly. What is being asked for here is the > ability to easily modify system-wide settings from the SQL prompt, > just as today you can modify settings per-user or per-database. /etc/network/interfaces would be considered part of the "system" by some.. :) PG isn't an OS, yet.. > That's not the same thing as rewriting the entire system > configuration. And here you're using the *other* meaning of system, no? Glad there won't be any confusion here! ;) (yes, I'm kidding..). Thanks, Stephen
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