On Fri, Feb 14, 2014 at 03:28:23AM -0500, Stephen Frost wrote:
> * Bruce Momjian (br...@momjian.us) wrote:
> > On Thu, Feb 13, 2014 at 08:24:27PM -0600, Jerry Sievers wrote:
> > > I'm aware of how a pg_hba.conf file can refer to other files for
> > > including @lists of users, etc.
> > >
> > > But there is currently no support for being able to pull in entire file
> > > segments as can be done for postgresql.conf via the include directive.
> > >
> > > In the environment that I'm managing, we are using a makefile to stick
> > > together a common header with a custom section for any of several
> > > clusters and may extend this further to permit additional includes for
> > > hba rules common to groupings of clusters.
> > >
> > > Anyway, please advise. I don't recall hearing anything like this
> > > discussed.
> > >
> > > Has been proposed, discussed and voted down? Or never mentioned?
> > I have never heard of anyone request this.
> I've brought it up on various threads before, including both the ALTER
> SYSTEM thread and the postgresql.conf 'includes' thread, though I don't
> feel like going back and hunting down the specific emails right now.
> Having @include and directory.d-style capabilities for pg_hba.conf *and*
> pg_ident.conf would make managing larger environments much better.
> There has been some talk about providing those capabilities via tables
> in the catalog, but I'm not aware of anyone working on it and it'd
> certainly be quite a bit more work than adding include/dir.d options.
Do we want a TODO for this?
Bruce Momjian <br...@momjian.us> http://momjian.us
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