On 05/15/2017 07:03 AM, Noah Misch wrote:
On Thu, May 11, 2017 at 10:08:30AM +0900, Michael Paquier wrote:
On Wed, May 10, 2017 at 10:22 PM, Michael Paquier <michael.paqu...@gmail.com>
On Wed, May 10, 2017 at 10:01 PM, Tom Lane <t...@sss.pgh.pa.us> wrote:
Heikki Linnakangas <hlinn...@iki.fi> writes:
Also note that changing the signature check_password_hook_type would
break any external modules that use the hook. Removing
PASSWORD_TYPE_PLAINTEXT will do that too, because any password hook
function would use that constant (see e.g. contrib/passwordcheck). If we
were to change the signature, I'd actually like to simplify it by
removing the password_type parameter altogether. The hook function can
call get_password_type() on the password itself to get the same
information. But it's not worth changing the API and breaking external
modules for that.
Ahah. I just had the same thought before reading this message.
And attached is a patch to do that. I am all for this one to get a
more simple interface in place.
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I still don't think this worth it to change the hook function's
signature for this. Even though it's not a big deal for external modules
to adapt, it's not zero effort either. And it's not that much nicer to us.
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