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Re: PL/Tcl: internal error - cannot create 'normal' interpreter

From: Jan Wieck <JanWieck(at)Yahoo(dot)com>
To: Tom Lane <tgl(at)sss(dot)pgh(dot)pa(dot)us>
Cc: Fabian Peters <fabian(at)ngi(dot)de>, pgsql-interfaces(at)postgresql(dot)org
Subject: Re: PL/Tcl: internal error - cannot create 'normal' interpreter
Date: 2003-04-26 02:22:31
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I cannot think of any reason why it would fail to create the 'normal'
interpreter after successfully creating the 'hold' one ... so CC me on
that please.


Tom Lane wrote:
> Fabian Peters <fabian(at)ngi(dot)de> writes:
> >> ERROR:  pltcl: internal error - cannot create 'normal' interpreter
> > Any ideas as to what might be the problem or how to get some more detailed
> > info greatly appreciated...
> Apparently Tcl_CreateSlave() is failing.  Although it doesn't say so on
> its man page, it seems likely to me that the parent interpreter's result
> would be set to a possibly-useful error message.  You might try adding
> code to pltcl.c to add the "hold" interpreter's result to this error
> message.
> We've heard other reports of strange failures involving Tcl_CreateSlave,
> but AFAIR the other ones prevented from even getting linked.
> If you learn anything I'd like to hear about it...

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