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local_preload_libraries converts path to lowercase?

From: Lou Picciano <loupicciano(at)comcast(dot)net>
To: pgsql-testers <pgsql-testers(at)postgresql(dot)org>
Subject: local_preload_libraries converts path to lowercase?
Date: 2010-06-18 18:56:31
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[Release]: 9.0beta2 

[Test Type]: Application - configuration. 

[Test]: Attempt to make use of the 

local_preload_libraries option within postgresql.conf 

[Platform]: SUN SPARC 4u Enterprise 450 Quad. 

[Parameters]: attempt to use local_preload_libraries = /usr/local/lib/ PG converts entire path to lowercase: /usr/local/lib/ 

[Failure]: Yes 

[Results]: The Postgres binary converts the library name - in fact the entire pathname to the library - to lowercase. Attempt to connect to server using psql results in psql: FATAL: access to library " /usr/local/lib/ " is not allowed - even though permissions are 'permissive'. 

[Comments]: (Whether our attempt to reference our preloaded library in this place is correct or not,) that the binary changes the directive to lower case seems odd. 


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