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Re: [QUESTIONS] backend dying on insert on 6.3, not dying on 6.2.1 p7

From: "Thomas G(dot) Lockhart" <lockhart(at)alumni(dot)caltech(dot)edu>
To: ccb(at)kukla(dot)tiac(dot)net
Cc: hshaw(at)successnet(dot)net, pgsql-questions(at)postgresql(dot)org, Postgres Hackers List <hackers(at)postgresql(dot)org>
Subject: Re: [QUESTIONS] backend dying on insert on 6.3, not dying on 6.2.1 p7
Date: 1998-03-24 06:12:22
Message-ID: 35174EC6.42866FC3@alumni.caltech.edu (view raw or flat)
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> I've seen this myself on Solaris.  If your default value as specified
> in the CREATE TABLE statement is not exactly as long as the declared
> width of the field, the backend dies with an assertion as soon as you
> INSERT a record that needs to use the default.

Hmm. I see this on Linux also. It is only a problem for the char() type;
both varchar() and text behave properly.

You might want to post something to the bugs list...

                       - Tom

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