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Re: [ANNOUNCE] CRITICAL RELEASE: Minor Releases to Fix DoS

From: Bruce Momjian <pgman(at)candle(dot)pha(dot)pa(dot)us>
To: Jaime Casanova <systemguards(at)gmail(dot)com>
Cc: Markus Bertheau <twanger(at)bluetwanger(dot)de>, "Marc G(dot) Fournier" <scrappy(at)postgresql(dot)org>, pgsql-general(at)postgresql(dot)org
Subject: Re: [ANNOUNCE] CRITICAL RELEASE: Minor Releases to Fix DoS
Date: 2006-01-09 23:46:03
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Jaime Casanova wrote:
> On 1/9/06, Markus Bertheau <twanger(at)bluetwanger(dot)de> wrote:
> > ? ???, 09/01/2006 ? 02:33 -0400, Marc G. Fournier ?????:
> >
> > > -- Character string locale comparison bug. This may require a REINDEX
> > >     on text column indexes in some locales, such as Hungarian.
> >
> > Can we be more specific here? How is an administrator supposed to know,
> > whether he needs to reindex his text column indexes or not?
> >
> > Markus Bertheau
> >
> that's difficult to know because it depends on the locale behaviour, IIRC...
> Maybe if you are using a locale different than C and have indexes on
> strings then is better to REINDEX just to be sure...

Read the specific REINDEX mentioned in the release notes and if any
apply to you, you should reindex. Were they not clear?

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