>>>>> "Sergey" == Sergey Kudriavtsev <sergey.kudriavtsev@stripped>
Sergey> Hello, internals,
Sergey> While redesigning mysql.user table to fit with RBAC system I'm going
Sergey> to implement,
Sergey> I've come to a particularly nasty problem.
Sergey> I was going to add 2 new fileds to mysql.user table:
Sergey> Create_role_priv enum('N','Y') character set utf8 NOT NULL default 'N';
Sergey> Drop_role_priv enum('N','Y') character set utf8 NOT NULL default 'N'.
Sergey> to store new CREATE ROLE and DROP ROLE privileges. But as MySQL server
Sergey> stores all global-level privileges in single ulong variable `access`
Sergey> in every ACL_USER struct,
Sergey> i'd have to allocate two more bits in this variable for my needs. The
Sergey> exact problem is that
Sergey> there's only one free bit left: bit 28.
Sergey> Any suggestions?
Change the variable type to ulonglong.
This is something we should do in the server ASAP; Will look at doing
that for 6.0