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Re: BUG #3841: core dump in uuid-ossp

From: Alvaro Herrera <alvherre(at)commandprompt(dot)com>
To: Dmitriy <im(at)ionflux(dot)ru>
Cc: pgsql-bugs(at)postgresql(dot)org
Subject: Re: BUG #3841: core dump in uuid-ossp
Date: 2007-12-27 13:46:10
Message-ID: 20071227134610.GF5709@alvh.no-ip.org (view raw or flat)
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Dmitriy wrote:

> in sql console: 
> postgres=# select uuid_nil();
> server closed the connection unexpectedly
> 	This probably means the server terminated abnormally
> 	before or while processing the request.

Thanks for the report.  I think the problem here is that we're not
checking the return values of uuid functions.  For example uuid_create
could fail due to memory shortage or a number of other problems.

-- 
Alvaro Herrera                                http://www.CommandPrompt.com/
The PostgreSQL Company - Command Prompt, Inc.

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