Andrew Chernow <ac(at)esilo(dot)com> writes:
> When dealing with binary, the Oid the client sends may match what the
> server thinks but the data is wrong (client sent binary formatted data
> of the wrong type). Thus, the only real check we saw was on the data
> length (which is rolling the dice).
Yes, the available checks to detect client-vs-server datatype mismatch
are very weak, but that hardly comes across as a good argument for
removing one of the ones we have.
> How is the client supposed to send back composite types without having a
> meaningful way to get the Oids from the server?
On what grounds do you claim that it can't get the type Oids from the
regards, tom lane
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