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Re: Bug #737: PQescapeBytea parameter #3 size_t *to_length

From: Bruce Momjian <pgman(at)candle(dot)pha(dot)pa(dot)us>
To: ch(at)rodos(dot)fzk(dot)de, pgsql-bugs(at)postgresql(dot)org
Subject: Re: Bug #737: PQescapeBytea parameter #3 size_t *to_length
Date: 2002-08-15 03:01:18
Message-ID: 200208150301.g7F31Ib10154@candle.pha.pa.us (view raw or flat)
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Doc change made.  Thanks.

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pgsql-bugs(at)postgresql(dot)org wrote:
> Christoph Haller (ch(at)rodos(dot)fzk(dot)de) reports a bug with a severity of 3
> The lower the number the more severe it is.
> 
> Short Description
> PQescapeBytea parameter #3 size_t *to_length
> 
> Long Description
> Hi, 
> 
> I am referring to 
> 
> PostgreSQL 7.2.1 Documentation
> Chapter 1. libpq - C Library
> 1.3. Command Execution Functions
> 1.3.3. Escaping binary strings for inclusion in SQL queries
> 
> I found the line 
> "The result string length does not include the terminating zero byte of the result."
> is not right. 
> The result string length does indeed include the terminating zero byte. 
> 
> When I do 
> 
>     binarystr = (char *)
>             PQescapeBytea((unsigned char *)"\01\02",2,(size_t *)&binarylen);
>     printf(" binarylen = %d \n", binarylen) ;
> 
> I'll get 
>  binarylen = 3 
> 
> I also dropped a DocNote, but unfortunately there is no way to 
> scroll on longer notes. Maybe you like to fix this, too. 
> 
> Regards, Christoph 
> 
> 
> Sample Code
> 
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> 
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