The basic problem is this: if you have to decrypt the code in order to give it to a compiler (PL/pgSQL, Java, Perl, ...) then there is a point in time where the source code is in plaintext form - it would be trivial to add an fprintf( stderr, "%s", plainTextForm ) to the PL handler to steal the code.

      -- Korry

if somebody is allowed to recompile on the box GRANT and REVOKE are all useful.
you did not get the point, i think.
we are shipping appliances - users can only use SQL; no compilers and no SSH logins allowed ...


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