[pgpool-hackers: 2930] Re: pg_md5: Usability
ishii at sraoss.co.jp
Fri Aug 10 12:02:00 JST 2018
> First my use-case; I need to create the pool_passwd before pgpool is
> started, so I need to use
> pg_md5 -m -f conf/pgpool.conf -u md5_user md5_password
> which I know is deprecated; I can't use -p, since this a
> non-interactive script. Maybe there should be an option for an input
> file with users / passwords in unencrypted format (user:password).
Sounds an idea.
> Also, I found the
> pg_md5 -u md5_user md5_password
> command a little confusing, since it output
> where I was really looking for the line to append to pool_passwd, e.g.
> Attached is a small documentation patch, but if somebody could explain
> the idea behind and use-cases for the w/o -m case (68675...) then I
> can include that in my patch.
It's used to create pcp.conf which stores a password used by pcp
> Feedback on this would be appreciated.
> Best regards,
SRA OSS, Inc. Japan
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