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Re: Bug in UTF8-Validation Code?

From: Tatsuo Ishii <ishii(at)postgresql(dot)org>
To: tgl(at)sss(dot)pgh(dot)pa(dot)us
Cc: pgsql(at)markdilger(dot)com, kleptog(at)svana(dot)org,pgsql-hackers(at)postgresql(dot)org
Subject: Re: Bug in UTF8-Validation Code?
Date: 2007-04-02 04:49:58
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> Mark Dilger <pgsql(at)markdilger(dot)com> writes:
> > Refactoring the way these table driven functions work would impact
> > lots of other code.  Just grep for all files #including mb/pg_wchar.h
> > for the list of them.  The list includes interfaces/libpq, and I'm
> > wondering if software that links against postgres might rely on these
> > function prototypes?
> No, we've never exported those with the intent that client code should
> use 'em.  Doing so would require importing non-public headers, and
> anyone who does that can have no grounds for complaining if the headers
> change incompatibly.

I thought PQescapeString() of 8.3 uses mbverify functions to make sure
that user supplied multibyte string is valid.
Tatsuo Ishii
SRA OSS, Inc. Japan

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