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Re: [HACKERS] alpha/64bit weirdness

From: Brett McCormick <brett(at)work(dot)chicken(dot)org>
To: pgsql-hackers(at)hub(dot)org
Subject: Re: [HACKERS] alpha/64bit weirdness
Date: 1998-03-05 00:01:05
Message-ID: 13565.59888.311235.681693@abraxas.scene.com (view raw or flat)
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okay.. it would appear that the bootstrap process has access to
information (about attributes) that it shouldn't, quite immediately.
i.e. when I breakpoint in DataFill, it has valid attribute structures,
but they haven't been inserted yet (?!?)  I'm not quite sure how this
works.

On Wed, 4 March 1998, at 15:24:00, Brett McCormick wrote:

> I've made a little headway -- it can't find the mkoidname function
> because the attributes that it looks up for the argument types have a
> atttypid of 0 (see the following example):
> 
> also, other information that should be in there is not, so it makes me
> suspect something wrong with insertion of attributes?  I don't know
> enough to be able to see if this is affecting all attributes or just
> some of them.
> 
> Does anyone have any pointers to where to check this problem out?
> 
> $4 = {attrelid = 1249, attname = {
>     data = "\000\000\000\000attrelid", '\000' <repeats 19 times>}, 
>   atttypid = 0, attdisbursion = 6.89648632e-314, attlen = 0, attnum = 0, 
>   attnelems = 65540, attcacheoff = 0, atttypmod = -1, attbyval = -1 ', 
>   attisset = -1 ', attalign = -1 ', attnotnull = -1 ', 
>   atthasdef = 1 '\001'}

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