On Thu, Mar 08, 2001 at 10:28:50PM +1100, Gavin Sherry wrote:
> Hi guys,
> I've been looking through the memory management system today.
> When a request is made for a memory memory chunk larger than
> ALLOC_CHUNK_LIMIT, AllocSetAlloc() uses malloc() to give the request its
> own block. The result is tested by AllocSetAlloc() to see if the memory
> was allocated.
> Irrespective of this, a chunk can be returned which has not had memory
> allocated to it. There is no testing of the return status of
> palloc() through out the code.
I don't understand. If some memory is not obtain in AllocSetAlloc()
all finish with elog(ERROR). Not exists way how return insufficient
space. Or not?
Karel Zak <zakkr(at)zf(dot)jcu(dot)cz>
C, PostgreSQL, PHP, WWW, http://docs.linux.cz, http://mape.jcu.cz
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