Re: Problems with variable cursorname in ecpg

From: Boszormenyi Zoltan <zb(at)cybertec(dot)at>
To: Michael Meskes <meskes(at)postgresql(dot)org>
Cc: PostgreSQL Hacker <pgsql-hackers(at)postgresql(dot)org>
Subject: Re: Problems with variable cursorname in ecpg
Date: 2010-03-31 11:15:20
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Boszormenyi Zoltan írta:
> I think you forget that in this case, only global variables are
> usable in the DECLARE in this case, no local variables in
> functions preceding the DECLARE are visible to it.
> What we need here is an extra check in ECPGdump_a_type().
> We need to raise an error if
> ECPGdump_a_type(name, type, ...)
> and
> var = with find_variable(name);
> on the passed name disagrees in the variable type and maybe
> a warning if they disagree in the brace_level. The same applies
> to the indicator variable. For that, we need to pass the brace_level
> to ECPGdump_a_type() for both the variable and the indicator.

I was thinking about something like the attached patch.
It passes all the regression tests.

Best regards,
Zoltán Böszörményi

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Zoltán Böszörményi
Cybertec Schönig & Schönig GmbH

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