Tom Lane wrote: > Alvaro Herrera <alvhe...@2ndquadrant.com> writes: > > Tom Lane wrote: > >> Andrew Gierth <and...@tao11.riddles.org.uk> 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?
Nah, it's fine. The provider name used there is "bdr". -- Álvaro Herrera http://www.2ndQuadrant.com/ PostgreSQL Development, 24x7 Support, Remote DBA, Training & Services -- Sent via pgsql-hackers mailing list (firstname.lastname@example.org) To make changes to your subscription: http://www.postgresql.org/mailpref/pgsql-hackers