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Re: ecpg & 8.3 -> 8.4 migration

From: Michael Meskes <meskes(at)postgresql(dot)org>
To: Mark Richardson <markmapo(at)yahoo(dot)com>
Cc: pgsql-interfaces(at)postgresql(dot)org, pgsql-hackers(at)postgresql(dot)org
Subject: Re: ecpg & 8.3 -> 8.4 migration
Date: 2009-11-24 15:44:04
Message-ID: 20091124154404.GA4173@feivel.credativ.lan (view raw, whole thread or download thread mbox)
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On Sat, Nov 21, 2009 at 12:49:33PM -0800, Mark Richardson wrote:
> I'm pretty sure the problem I found is related to this, but I found that ecpg
> doesn't process booleans correctly- this was in a old version of postgres (I
> think it was 7.4.2).  I traced it down in the code, and there is a section
> that defines the values to be "yes" or "no", but then further processing
> looks for "true" or "false", so the end result is that a boolean is ALWAYS
> false, because the 2 filters don't match.   

Is this a bug that you saw back then in 7 something, or a bug you still see?

> If you're interested in more detail, I have code fixes (they are at work so I'll send on Monday).

Please send them. I'm interested.


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