Hi Tom,

> I am inclined to rename plpython to plpythonu, by analogy to pltclu.
> The advantage of doing so is that (a) the name change makes it somewhat
> more obvious that there's a fundamental behavioral change, and (b)
> assuming that the Python folk someday figure out a secure version of
> RExec, we'd want to reinstitute the trusted version of plpython, but
> perhaps not take away the untrusted one.

Sounds good.

> On the other hand, this would create headaches for people who are trying
> to load dump files that declare plpython or contain plpython-language
> functions.

But since plpython is untrusted now this probably would not work anyway...

> I can't think of any non-kluge solution to this (kluge
> solutions would include putting special-case code into CREATE FUNCTION
> to change 'plpython' to 'plpythonu' ...)

I think this would only make it more confusing. Changing plpython from trusted
to untrusted is a big change, so some extra attention from the db-admin and
users is good IMHO.


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