On Sun, Feb 05, 2017 at 01:48:09PM -0500, Tom Lane wrote:
> Noah Misch <n...@leadboat.com> writes:
> > On Sun, Feb 05, 2017 at 12:46:41PM -0500, Tom Lane wrote:
> >> Is there any likely use-case for providing separate control flags for the
> >> two permission checks?  That would require an API change for DefineIndex,
> >> making this considerably more invasive, so I'm not pushing for it ---
> >> just think it's worth asking the question before proceeding.
> > Good question.  I can't think of one.
> Yeah, after some reflection I agree.  Basically what we want for the ALTER
> TABLE scenario is "ignore *all* permissions checks"; if somebody adds some
> other check here in future, it probably also ought to be skipped during
> a rebuild.  So a single bool ought to be fine.


> Are you intending to back-patch this?  It seems like a bug fix --- but not
> a very high-priority one, so at this point maybe it should wait till after
> the release wraps.

Back-patch after wrap sounds good.

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