Tom Lane wrote:
> Also, while I'm aware that a superuser can persuade the backend to write
> on anything, it doesn't follow that we should invent pg_file_write(),
> pg_file_rename(), or pg_file_unlink().  Those are not needed for the
> originally intended purpose of this patch and I think that they are just
> invitations to trouble.  If you are aware that there are burglars out
> there who know how to pick your door lock, do you then post directions
> and tools to help on your door?

We already allow COPY to write anywhere.  Might as well give people some
utilities in case it is helpful.

I think the analogy is locking one door but leaving the other door

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