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Re: [HACKERS] pg_dump - segfault with -z option

From: Bruce Momjian <maillist(at)candle(dot)pha(dot)pa(dot)us>
To: auer(at)kom(dot)id(dot)ethz(dot)ch
Cc: pgsql-hackers(at)postgreSQL(dot)org
Subject: Re: [HACKERS] pg_dump - segfault with -z option
Date: 1998-11-24 16:08:42
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> hi.
> I hope this is not a rehash of anything; a quick look at the mailing list
> archives turned up similar, but not identical stories.
> When I use the "-z" option (dump permissions)when dumping a database I have, I
> get a segfault and no output. The other options are irrelevant (i.e., I can
> specify any other option or options I like, it still happens). To the best of
> my knowledge I have nothing tricky or complex in my database, just standard
> types like varchar, bool and int, the refint stuff and a trigger or two.
> It does NOT segfault with template1, but nor do I get any output, maybe this
> is normal, I'm a total novice at this  :-)
> This is not a critical issue for me, I can always set the permissions on my
> tables manually, but a) it would be nice not to have to and b) I thought it
> might interest someone... Seems to me that whatever the reasons for it,
> pg_dump should not lose it to the extent of segfaulting :-)

I believe this will be fixed in the first 6.4 minor release.  Should we
schedule 6.4.1 soon, folks.

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