On Fri, Apr 1, 2011 at 15:14, Rushabh Lathia <rushabh(dot)lathia(at)gmail(dot)com> wrote:
> On windows when we run edb-postgres.exe without any command line args, its
> getting crash or its showing error into Application logs of Event Viewer.
> For any stderr we call the write_stderr() and write_stderr() calls the
> write_console() for stderr. Now here write_console() using the palloc()
> internally, which require the CurrentMemoryContext.
> At the startup CurrentMemoryContext will be NULL, so palloc again calling
> write_stderr(). So recursion has been started and its ending up with
> Call stack for palloc() is:
> main() -> check_root() -> write_stderr() -> write_console() ->
> pgwin32_toUTF16() -> palloc()
> Earlier we used to call vfprintf() for windows stderr, which is now
> replaced with write_console().
> So to avoid the exception now, I added condition for CurrentMemoryContext
> into write_stderr().
> PFA patch to fix the same.
What about the cases where we directly call write_console()? Do we
know we are good there, or should the check perhaps be made inside
write_console() instead of in the caller?
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