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Re: Re: [HACKERS] [GENERAL] plperl and regexps with accented characters - incompatible?

From: Andrew Dunstan <andrew(at)dunslane(dot)net>
To: Tom Lane <tgl(at)sss(dot)pgh(dot)pa(dot)us>
Cc: Greg Sabino Mullane <greg(at)turnstep(dot)com>, hubert depesz lubaczewski <depesz(at)depesz(dot)com>, pgsql-hackers(at)postgresql(dot)org, "Patches (PostgreSQL)" <pgsql-patches(at)postgresql(dot)org>
Subject: Re: Re: [HACKERS] [GENERAL] plperl and regexps with accented characters - incompatible?
Date: 2007-12-02 00:01:53
Message-ID: 4751F5F1.3060207@dunslane.net (view raw or flat)
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Tom Lane wrote:
> I wrote:
>   
>> I got around to trying it with a dusty 5.6.1 I have laying about on my
>> HPPA machine, and the news is not good: CREATE LANGUAGE plperl dumps
>> core deep inside libperl.  With or without this patch.
>>     
>
>   
>> As best I can tell at the moment, I have not tested 5.6.1 with anything
>> later than our 7.2 branch, so I don't know exactly where the breakage
>> slipped in.  It may be of long standing.
>>     
>
> Actually, libperl seems to dump core in the same place in every PG
> version, back to and including 7.2, so what seems more likely is that
> this copy of perl is just plain broken.  Since we didn't have any form
> of regression test for plperl back then, it's entirely possible that
> I never tested any further than compiling plperl with that setup.
>
> So we still need someone to try it with a good copy of 5.6 ...
>
> 			
>   

OK, I have built a fresh copy of perl 5.6.2 and built and linked HEAD 
against it. It passes the regression tests and the UTF8 test, and 
doesn't dump core. This is on FC6/x86_64.

cheers

andrew


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