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Re: fix for palloc() of user-supplied length

From: Bruce Momjian <pgman(at)candle(dot)pha(dot)pa(dot)us>
To: Neil Conway <neilc(at)samurai(dot)com>
Cc: Tom Lane <tgl(at)sss(dot)pgh(dot)pa(dot)us>,PostgreSQL Patches <pgsql-patches(at)postgresql(dot)org>,pgsql-hackers(at)postgresql(dot)org
Subject: Re: fix for palloc() of user-supplied length
Date: 2002-08-28 03:00:58
Message-ID: 200208280300.g7S30xZ03910@candle.pha.pa.us (view raw or flat)
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Neil Conway wrote:
> Tom Lane <tgl(at)sss(dot)pgh(dot)pa(dot)us> writes:
> > More generally, though, I was thinking that the appropriate answer
> > at this point is to rip out support for version-0 authentication
> > altogether.  I can't believe anyone will be trying to connect to a
> > 7.3 or beyond server with 6.2 client libraries (v0 went away in 6.3
> > as best I can tell from the CVS logs).
> 
> Further, has this code actually been tested within recent memory? If
> not, I wouldn't be surprised to learn that it's suffered some
> bitrot...
> 
> > Anyone want to argue that we should keep the v0 protocol support any
> > longer?
> 
> Nope, exactly the same thought crossed my mind while I was reading
> through the code...

Feel free to rip it out.

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