AX_PGSQL_PRIV_ROOT(DB, USER, [HOST], [PASSWORD], [ACTION_IF_FAILED], [ACTION_IF_OK])
This macro checks wether the given PostgreSQL user has root privileges (can create and drop databases) It is recommended to first call AX_CHECK_PGSQL_DB, this makes it easier to locate the cause of error. The macro AX_PROG_PGCLIENT is required by this one.
The variable $pgclient_root_call is set for later use in Makefiles, if you’d like to make use of this, you must do
after having called AX_CHECK_PGSQL_PRIV_ROOT. You can then do something like the following in your Makefile.am:
@pgclient_root_call@ -f file.sql
If you want the user to set the data, you should support something like these configure options:
AC_ARG_WITH(pgsql-host, [ --with-pgsql-host=HOST server is running on HOST @<:@local socket@:>@], [pg_host=$withval], [pg_host=])
AC_ARG_WITH(pgsql-db, [ --with-pgsql-db=DBNAME use database DBNAME @<:@test@:>@], [pg_db=$withval], [pg_db=test])
AC_ARG_WITH(pgsql-root-user, [ --with-pgsql-root-user=USER use user USER, must have root (all) privileges @<:@postgres@:>@], [pg_root_user=$withval], [pg_root_user=postgres])
AC_ARG_WITH(pgsql-password, [ --with-pgsql-password=PASSWORD use password PASSWORD @<:@none@:>@], [pg_password=$withval], [pg_password=""])
You can then call the macro like this:
AX_CHECK_PGSQL_PRIV_ROOT([$pg_db], [$pg_root_user], [$pg_host], [$pg_password], [AC_MSG_ERROR([We need root privileges on database!])])
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