Albe Laurenz wrote: > > This patch for libpq allows you to enter an LDAP URL in > pg_service.conf. > > The URL will be queried and the resulting string(s) parsed for > > keyword = value connection options. > > > > The idea is to have connection information stored centrally on an LDAP > > server rather than on the client machine. > > I forgot to mention that there was a brief discussion about this on > Hackers: > http://archives.postgresql.org/pgsql-hackers/2006-02/msg00828.php > > My implementation follows the idea from > http://archives.postgresql.org/pgsql-hackers/2006-02/msg01198.php > > I thought it would be good to have some real code as a basis for > further discussion whether this is a desirable feature or not. > > I felt somewhat encouraged because PostgreSQL already has a > dependency on OpenLDAP since > http://archives.postgresql.org/pgsql-patches/2005-12/msg00375.php > and I do not have to introduce a new dependency.
Where are we on this? It allows pg_service.conf to query LDAP for connection strings. Is it a feature people want? -- Bruce Momjian http://candle.pha.pa.us EnterpriseDB http://www.enterprisedb.com + If your life is a hard drive, Christ can be your backup. + ---------------------------(end of broadcast)--------------------------- TIP 1: if posting/reading through Usenet, please send an appropriate subscribe-nomail command to [EMAIL PROTECTED] so that your message can get through to the mailing list cleanly