Christian Ullrich wrote: > To be honest, I'm not sure what can and cannot be done in auth code. I > took inspiration from the existing SSPI code and nearly every error > check in pg_SSPI_recvauth() ends up doing ereport(ERROR) already, > directly or via pg_SSPI_error(). If this could cause serious trouble, > someone would have noticed yet.
I think the problem is whether the report is sent to the client or not, but I may be confusing with something else (COMMERROR reports?). > What *could* happen, anyway? Can ereport(ERROR) in a backend make the > postmaster panic badly enough to force a shared memory reset? Probably not, since it's running in a backend already at that point, not in postmaster. -- 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