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Re: Problem with PG_GETARG_CSTRING

From: "Brett Maton" <Brett(dot)Maton(at)simplyhealth(dot)co(dot)uk>
To: "Tom Lane" <tgl(at)sss(dot)pgh(dot)pa(dot)us>
Cc: <pgsql-novice(at)postgresql(dot)org>
Subject: Re: Problem with PG_GETARG_CSTRING
Date: 2007-10-12 15:49:15
Message-ID: 05ED21952E28E94E8352836547A6BA37026C2EBF@achmsx001.hsa.co.uk (view raw or flat)
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Ok, that means it's not something blindingly obvious then :-)

  I brought the code home and have tried it on one of my machines here.

  First time the function has been created so no picking the wrong .so
  Differences are that here I'm running Postgres 8.1.10-1 on Fedora Core 6

  Unfortunately when I call the function with:

  select * from bm_test('PRODAPP');

  I get the same result:

  NOTICE:  szPolicy len [1]'
                          '

  Followed by the expected list of Notices for each hostname in the servers table.
  My C is a bit rusty I'll be the first to admit but I'm really not getting where the line break is coming from.

  For info in my pg_log file it's reporting:

  NOTICE:  szPolicy len [1]'^K'

  Not sure if ^K means anything to anyone, would have expected to see ^J (10) or ^M (13)...

Brett

-----Original Message-----
From: Tom Lane [mailto:tgl(at)sss(dot)pgh(dot)pa(dot)us]
Sent: Fri 12/10/2007 16:10
To: Brett Maton
Cc: pgsql-novice(at)postgresql(dot)org
Subject: Re: [NOVICE] Problem with PG_GETARG_CSTRING 
 
"Brett Maton" <Brett(dot)Maton(at)simplyhealth(dot)co(dot)uk> writes:
> I'm probably just being a numpty, but I can't seem to get arguments with PG=
> _GETARG_CSTRING.

The code looks all right as far as I can see --- I suspect procedural
error, like you aren't loading the right .so file, or changed the code
and didn't re-LOAD the .so, or something like that.

			regards, tom lane

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