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Re: BUG #6263: \l causes core dump with large database

From: Tom Lane <tgl(at)sss(dot)pgh(dot)pa(dot)us>
To: bob(dot)messer(at)l-3com(dot)com
Cc: pgsql-bugs(at)postgreSQL(dot)org
Subject: Re: BUG #6263: \l causes core dump with large database
Date: 2011-10-20 17:50:30
Message-ID: 4843.1319133030@sss.pgh.pa.us (view raw or flat)
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bob(dot)messer(at)l-3com(dot)com writes:
> 	2) If I replace the libedit.so with the version in this rpm: libedit-2.11-2.20080712cvs.el5.x86_64.rpm, the command works.

> 	3) if I edit the psql script to use the libreadline.so that is installed on the system (it's looking in the wrong place), the command works.

In that case you're dealing with a libedit bug.  libedit has a lot of
known problems, especially if you're trying to use an old version as
it sounds like you might be.  There's not a lot we can do about that.

			regards, tom lane

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