On 27/07/16 03:15, Peter Eisentraut wrote: > On 7/26/16 6:14 PM, Vik Fearing wrote: >> As mentioned elsewhere in the thread, you can just do WHERE true to get >> around it, so why on Earth have it PGC_SUSET? > > I'm not sure whether it's supposed to guard against typos and possibly > buggy SQL string concatenation in application code. So it would help > against accidental mistakes, whereas putting a WHERE TRUE in there would > be an intentional override.
If buggy SQL string concatenation in application code is your argument, quite a lot of them add "WHERE true" so that they can just append a bunch of "AND ..." clauses without worrying if it's the first (or last, whatever), so I'm not sure this is protecting anything. -- Vik Fearing +33 6 46 75 15 36 http://2ndQuadrant.fr PostgreSQL : Expertise, Formation et Support -- Sent via pgsql-hackers mailing list (firstname.lastname@example.org) To make changes to your subscription: http://www.postgresql.org/mailpref/pgsql-hackers