Robert Haas wrote:
> On Mon, Apr 25, 2016 at 6:55 PM, Stephen Frost <> wrote:

> > Working up a patch to remove these checks should be pretty quickly done
> > (iirc, I've actually got an independent patch around from when I added
> > them, just need to find it and then go through the committed patches to
> > make sure I take care of everything), but would like to make sure that
> > we're now all on the same page and that *all* of these checks should be
> > removed, making default roles just exactly like "regular" roles, except
> > that they're created at initdb time and have "special" rights provided
> > by C-level code checks.
> That's what I'm thinking.  I would welcome other views.

I agree with that view, assuming pg_dump correctly produces GRANTs to
replicate what was done in a database regarding those roles (and same
with pg_dumpall -g).  I think it already works that way, but I may be

Álvaro Herrera      
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