[Monetdb-developers] [Monetdb-checkins] MonetDB5/src/mal mal_authorize.mx, Nov2009, 1.82.4.3, 1.82.4.4

Fabian Groffen Fabian.Groffen at cwi.nl
Tue Nov 3 22:34:25 CET 2009


On 03-11-2009 22:22:54 +0100, Martin Kersten wrote:
> Fabian Groffen wrote:
> > On 03-11-2009 20:16:25 +0000, Martin Kersten wrote:
> >> Update of /cvsroot/monetdb/MonetDB5/src/mal
> >> In directory 23jxhf1.ch3.sourceforge.com:/tmp/cvs-serv5258
> >>
> >> Modified Files:
> >>       Tag: Nov2009
> >> 	mal_authorize.mx 
> >> Log Message:
> >> Test the language argument. Possibly null check. Discovered by Coverity
> > 
> > I think this commit breaks the original logic since the scenario bat may
> > be empty for e.g. the superuser.
> there is/should always be a scenario. The default being 'mal'

IIRC (and I actually checked it, so I DO recall correctly), the contract
is: if there is none, you have access to all.  This is the default, and
for sure for the admin user (monetdb).  AFAICT, you introduced a
behavioural change which IMHO should go to Current, not the Candidate.

PS. milena: Google.




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