Stephen Frost <> writes:
> ... Lastly, there is the question of pg_cancel_backend and
> pg_terminate_backend.  My thinking on this is to create a new
> 'pg_signal_backend' which admins could grant access to and leave the
> existing functions alone (modulo the change for has_privs_of_role as
> discussed previously).  We'd rename the current 'pg_signal_backend' to
> something else (maybe '_helper'); it's not exposed anywhere and
> therefore renaming it shouldn't cause any heartache.

That seems fairly ugly.  Why would we need a new, duplicative function
here?  (Apologies if the reasoning was spelled out upthread, I've not
been paying much attention.)

                        regards, tom lane

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