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Re: Strange pgsql crash on MacOSX

From: Tom Lane <tgl(at)sss(dot)pgh(dot)pa(dot)us>
To: Shane Ambler <pgsql(at)007Marketing(dot)com>
Cc: pgsql-hackers(at)postgresql(dot)org
Subject: Re: Strange pgsql crash on MacOSX
Date: 2006-12-28 23:36:18
Message-ID: 26341.1167348978@sss.pgh.pa.us (view raw or flat)
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I wrote:
> The source code available from Apple shows that they got this code from
> NetBSD originally
> /*	$NetBSD: history.c,v 1.25 2003/10/18 23:48:42 christos Exp $	*/
> so this may well be a pretty generic *BSD bug.  Anyone clear on who to
> report it to?  I have no idea if libedit is an independent project...

Some digging in the NetBSD CVS shows that they found both parts of this
bug more than two years ago:

http://cvsweb.netbsd.org/bsdweb.cgi/src/lib/libedit/history.c.diff?r1=1.25&r2=1.27&f=h

so the short and sweet answer is that Apple is behind the times.

			regards, tom lane

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