On 08/31/2016 03:09 PM, Joel Jacobson wrote: > On Wed, Aug 31, 2016 at 6:41 AM, Jaime Casanova > <jaime.casan...@2ndquadrant.com> wrote: >> >> On 30 August 2016 at 23:10, Joel Jacobson <j...@trustly.com> wrote: >>> >>> There should be a way to within the session and/or txn permanently >>> block autonomous transactions. >>> >> >> This will defeat one of the use cases of autonomous transactions: auditing > > My idea on how to deal with this would be to mark the function to be > "AUTONOMOUS" similar to how a function is marked to be "PARALLEL > SAFE", > and to throw an error if a caller that has blocked autonomous > transactions tries to call a function that is marked to be autonomous. > > That way none of the code that needs to be audited would ever get executed.
Part of what people want this for is to audit what people *try* to do. We can already audit what they've actually done. With your solution, we still wouldn't know when an unauthorized attempt to do something happened. -- 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