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Re: select cash_out('2'); crashes backend on 7.0.2

From: Bruce Momjian <pgman(at)candle(dot)pha(dot)pa(dot)us>
To: mark(at)summersault(dot)com
Cc: pgsql-bugs(at)postgresql(dot)org
Subject: Re: select cash_out('2'); crashes backend on 7.0.2
Date: 2000-12-12 16:22:29
Message-ID: 200012121622.LAA11457@candle.pha.pa.us (view raw or flat)
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I can confirm this is crashes in 7.1 too.

> 
> Hello,
> 
>  I was just experimenting, trying to see if I could find a function that
> would format a numeric value like 'money' with Postgres 7.0.2. Here's
> what happened:
> 
> ######
> cascade=> select cash_out(2);
> pqReadData() -- backend closed the channel unexpectedly.
>         This probably means the backend terminated abnormally
>         before or while processing the request.
> We have lost the connection to the backend, so further processing is
> impossible.  Terminating.
> ######
> 
> The same thing happened with Postgres 6.5.3. Here's my full version:
> PostgreSQL 7.0.2 on i686-pc-linux-gnu, compiled by gcc 2.96 
> 
> I'm sure if what I tried is even valid input, but I'm guessing this is
> not a desired result in any case. :) 
> 
> Thanks for the great software and good luck with this!
> 
> A frequent Postgres user,
> 
>   -mark
> 
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> 


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