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Re: Seg-fault in format(text)

From: Heikki Linnakangas <heikki(dot)linnakangas(at)enterprisedb(dot)com>
To: Tom Lane <tgl(at)sss(dot)pgh(dot)pa(dot)us>
Cc: Dean Rasheed <dean(dot)a(dot)rasheed(at)gmail(dot)com>, pgsql-bugs(at)postgresql(dot)org
Subject: Re: Seg-fault in format(text)
Date: 2011-05-23 19:30:38
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On 23.05.2011 18:36, Tom Lane wrote:
> Heikki Linnakangas<heikki(dot)linnakangas(at)enterprisedb(dot)com>  writes:
>> It's a stretch that we'd ever support two billion arguments in any form,
>> but an explicit check for "arg<  0" would make me feel better.
> No objection here, especially since I've just determined that bug #6035
> is also some kind of unhandled-overflow problem...

Committed, using your suggested fix. I realized that switching to 
strtoul() wouldn't work without some further changes, because the format 
string is not null-terminated.

   Heikki Linnakangas

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