Andrew Dunstan <> writes:
> On 02/25/2017 01:44 PM, Tom Lane wrote:
>> Yeah, the only part that's even a bit hard to replicate in userland is
>> initializing the autoloading mechanism in each session.  It would be
>> cleaner to provide a feature similar to what you describe that could
>> be used for that purpose as well as others.  However, where does the
>> "parameterless function" come from?  Is it a regular PLv8 (or for this
>> purpose PL/Tcl) function expected to be present in pg_proc?

> Yes, it's a regular PLv8 function.

OK ... how do you handle security considerations?  Can the GUC be set
at any time/by anybody?  What determines whether you have permissions
to call the particular function?

                        regards, tom lane

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