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Re: pltcl - "Cache lookup for attribute" error - version

From: Jan Wieck <JanWieck(at)Yahoo(dot)com>
To: Tom Lane <tgl(at)sss(dot)pgh(dot)pa(dot)us>
Cc: Patrick Samson <p_samson(at)Yahoo(dot)com>, pgsql-patches(at)postgresql(dot)org
Subject: Re: pltcl - "Cache lookup for attribute" error - version
Date: 2004-01-23 20:03:59
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Tom Lane wrote:

> Jan Wieck <JanWieck(at)Yahoo(dot)com> writes:
>> When assigning a tuple to an array, PL/Tcl creates one extra array 
>> element .tupno telling the SPI_tuptable index of the result tuple. I 
>> think I originally planned to have more of these critters ... but 
>> probably never really needed them. It is in there since 6.3!
>> Bottom line is, if one has a trigger, and inside the trigger he does an 
>> SPI_exec, fetches a tuple into an array and then returns [array get x] 
>> instead of new or old ... so from the back through the right chest into 
>> the left eye ... then it will fail if the .tupno isn't filtered out.
> Hm.  Perhaps we should tighten the test to reject only ".tupno", rather
> than any name starting with dot?

Man you have worries ... aren't people who use identifiers with a 
leading dot supposed to have problems? What about changing it to .. 
instead? I mean, how does such a thing look like?

     SELECT ".. some column .." FROM ".. the schema ..".".. a table .."
         WHERE ".. the schema ..".".. a table ..".".. some column .."
         IN ('.oh.', '.give.', '.me.', '.a.', '.break!');

If you like to, tighten it.


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