Alvaro Herrera <> writes:
> Tom Lane wrote:
>> Andrew Gierth <> writes:
>>> How did that happen? And how could it possibly work?

>> It probably doesn't, and the reason nobody has noticed is that the
>> security label stuff has fewer users than I have fingers (and those
>> people aren't using provider names that would cause anything interesting
>> to happen).

> The BDR code has recently started using security labels as a place to
> store table-specific data.  That widens its use a fair bit ... and most
> likely, other extensions will also start using them as soon as they
> realize that it can be used for stuff other than actual security labels.

Yeah?  Would they be OK with redefining the provider field as "name",
or would the length limit be an issue?

                        regards, tom lane

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