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Re: additional patch for contrib/tablefunc - added to

From: Joe Conway <mail(at)joeconway(dot)com>
To: Gavin Sherry <swm(at)linuxworld(dot)com(dot)au>
Cc: pgsql-patches(at)postgresql(dot)org
Subject: Re: additional patch for contrib/tablefunc - added to
Date: 2002-09-27 01:28:45
Message-ID: 3D93B44D.1080503@joeconway.com (view raw or flat)
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Gavin Sherry wrote:
> Correct me if i'm wrong: there was a but in connectby which meant that it
> did not detect infinite recursion correct. You want to add a test to make
> sure it continues to do so. However, if you bust the infinite recursion
> detection it will, by definition, recurse infinitely and not elog() -- at
> least in a reasonably time frame.
> 
> To handle this situation, you may need to use the psql timeout
> functionality -- but I know nothing about it.
> 

I think you finally got through my thick skull. Now I see the issue. OK, I'll 
rework the patch using a timeout.

Thanks for pointing that out! New patch will be sent in shortly -- gotta fight 
traffic now.

Joe



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