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Re: bug: core dump in pl/perl (cvs head).

From: Hans-Jürgen Schönig <postgres(at)cybertec(dot)at>
To: Michael Fuhr <mike(at)fuhr(dot)org>
Cc: Bruce Momjian <pgman(at)candle(dot)pha(dot)pa(dot)us>, pgsql-bugs(at)postgresql(dot)org
Subject: Re: bug: core dump in pl/perl (cvs head).
Date: 2005-07-30 12:43:23
Message-ID: 42EB75EB.3060909@cybertec.at (view raw or flat)
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no, this one seems to be fine now.
i have no idea what went wrong.
the code cored at some very "unlikely" place.

somehow rebooting helped ... - this was very strange.
fortunately it works nicely now ...

	many thanks a best regards,

		hans



Michael Fuhr wrote:
> On Fri, Jul 29, 2005 at 10:46:35PM -0400, Bruce Momjian wrote:
> 
>>Has this been fixed?
>>
>>---------------------------------------------------------------------------
>>
>>Hans-Jürgen Schönig wrote:
>>
>>>we have found a bug in CVS head using PL/Perl:
>>>
>>>[hs(at)hp hs]$ psql test < /tmp/core.sql
>>>DROP FUNCTION
>>>CREATE FUNCTION
>>>NOTICE:  sql: SELECT 10, 10 FROM pg_locks WHERE transaction IS NOT NULL 
>>>AND pid = pg_backend_pid()
>>>server closed the connection unexpectedly
>>>         This probably means the server terminated abnormally
>>>         before or while processing the request.
>>>connection to server was lost
> 
> 
> I don't think anybody was able to reproduce the problem, and
> Hans-Jürgen said that it started working after he rebooted
> the box:
> 
> http://archives.postgresql.org/pgsql-bugs/2005-07/msg00062.php
> 
> There was reportedly no core dump and apparently the reboot destroyed
> whatever conditions were causing the problem, so it might be difficult
> to find out what was happening :-(
> 
> Hans-Jürgen, did this problem ever reappear?
> 
> Somebody else recently reported a backend crash when calling PL/Perl
> in 8.0.3, but again we've been given no core dump info and thus far
> nobody has been able to duplicate the problem:
> 
> http://archives.postgresql.org/pgsql-novice/2005-07/msg00181.php
> 


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