Bruce Momjian <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> writes:
> Peter Eisentraut wrote:
>> How does that prevent spoofing?

> It creates a lock file that is the same name as the socket file that a
> default-configured client would use, so it prevents a spoofed socket
> from being created.

Only if the attacker didn't get there first.  I think this idea is
nothing but a crude kluge anyway...

                        regards, tom lane

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