Doc: add a short summary of available authentication methods

Enterprise / PostgreSQL - Tom Lane [] - 19 December 2019 14:42 UTC

The "auth-methods" used to include descriptions of all our authentication methods. Commit 56811e573 promoted its child 's to 's, which has advantages but also created some issues:
- The auth-methods page itself is essentially empty/useless.
- Links that pointed to "auth-methods" as a placeholder for all auth methods were rendered a bit nonsensical.
- DocBook no longer provides a subsection table-of-contents here, which formerly was a useful if terse summary of available auth methods.

To improve matters, add a handwritten list of all the auth methods.

Per gripe from Dave Cramer. Back-patch to v11 where the previous commit came in.


54fbd155cc Doc: add a short summary of available authentication methods.
doc/src/sgml/client-auth.sgml | 95 ++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++-
1 file changed, 94 insertions(+), 1 deletion(-)


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