On Thu, Jun 15, 2017 at 07:27:55PM -0400, Stephen Frost wrote: > I expect the same would happen with the shell-command approach suggested > up-thread and the prompt-on-stdin approach too, they aren't great but I > expect users would still use the feature. As Robert and I have > mentioned, there is a good bit of value to having this feature simply > because it avoids the need to get someone with root privileges to set up > an encrypted volume and I don't think having to use a shell command or > providing the password on stdin at startup really changes that very > much.
Understood, but now you are promoting a feature with an admittedly-poor API, duplication of an OS feature, and perhaps an invasive change to the code. Those are high hurdles. -- Bruce Momjian <br...@momjian.us> http://momjian.us EnterpriseDB http://enterprisedb.com + As you are, so once was I. As I am, so you will be. + + Ancient Roman grave inscription + -- Sent via pgsql-hackers mailing list (firstname.lastname@example.org) To make changes to your subscription: http://www.postgresql.org/mailpref/pgsql-hackers