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Re: Remove sort files

From: Tom Lane <tgl(at)sss(dot)pgh(dot)pa(dot)us>
To: Bruce Momjian <pgman(at)candle(dot)pha(dot)pa(dot)us>
Cc: Peter Eisentraut <peter_e(at)gmx(dot)net>, PostgreSQL-patches <pgsql-patches(at)postgresql(dot)org>
Subject: Re: Remove sort files
Date: 2001-05-23 20:10:42
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Bruce Momjian <pgman(at)candle(dot)pha(dot)pa(dot)us> writes:
> OK, here is the new code:

>     snprintf(clear_pg_sorttemp, sizeof(clear_pg_sorttemp),
>             "sh -c '\
>             cd \"%s\"/base && \
>             ls | while read DIR; \
>             do \
>                 export DIR; \
>                 (cd \"$DIR\"/pg_sorttemp/ 2>/dev/null && rm -f *); \
>             done'",
>             DataDir);

A readdir() loop would be hardly any longer, and it'd be faster and more
secure.  Among other problems with the above code, we do not prohibit
double-quote in database paths anymore ...

			regards, tom lane

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