Andres Freund <and...@2ndquadrant.com> writes: > On 2013-11-20 10:48:20 -0500, Tom Lane wrote: >> constraining what can be executed as a "standalone backend". Would >> it work to insist that psql/pg_dump launch the program named postgres >> from the same bin directory they're in, rather than accepting a path >> from the connection string?
> But why do we want to start the server through the connection string > using PQconnectb() in the first place? That doesn't really seem right to > me. > Something like PQstartSingleUser(dsn) returning a established connection > seems better to me. That just pushes the problem up a level --- how are you going to tell psql, pg_dump, or other programs that they should do that? regards, tom lane -- Sent via pgsql-hackers mailing list (email@example.com) To make changes to your subscription: http://www.postgresql.org/mailpref/pgsql-hackers