AF_UNIX relaxed security patch
Thu Aug 16 07:07:00 GMT 2001
I believe that the following patch:
and specifically this portion:
is preventing PostgreSQL AF_UNIX socket clients from being able to
connect to postmaster when it is running under a different user account.
This lead to the following bug report on the Cygwin mailing list:
The attached patch relaxes the security so that this problem is mitigated.
However, I admit to not fully grokking the security ramification of
my change. Did I open up access to secret_event too much? Is there a
better way to fix this problem?
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