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Re: [INTERFACES] ecpg idea

From: Michael Meskes <Michael_Meskes(at)topmail(dot)de>
To: PostgreSQL Interfaces <pgsql-interfaces(at)postgreSQL(dot)org>
Subject: Re: [INTERFACES] ecpg idea
Date: 1999-02-21 11:54:37
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On Sat, Feb 20, 1999 at 12:56:28PM -0600, James Thompson wrote:
> I just don't like hard coded array sizes linked to table fields.  I'd
> rather malloc the memory prior to the fetch.

Hard coded array sizes have one huge advantage: libecpg will know how many
bytes fit in. Thus there won't be a buffer overflow.

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