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Re: BUG #6046: select current_date crashes postgres

From: Craig Ringer <craig(at)postnewspapers(dot)com(dot)au>
To: Rikard Pavelic <rikard(dot)pavelic(at)zg(dot)htnet(dot)hr>
Cc: pgsql-bugs(at)postgresql(dot)org, Tom Lane <tgl(at)sss(dot)pgh(dot)pa(dot)us>
Subject: Re: BUG #6046: select current_date crashes postgres
Date: 2011-06-01 03:50:38
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So much for my worries about a big long conversation. The short answer 
from Tom Lane, who committed the fixes to git:

Tom Lane wrote:
> This is the known problem with timezone abbreviations not being
> initialized correctly on Windows --- anything involving interpreting a
> "keyword" in datetime input will go belly up.  See commits 2e82d0b39,
> e05b86644.
> 			regards, tom lane

Those commits have a more detailed explanation, and can be found here:;a=commit;h=2e82d0b396473b595a30f68b37b8dfd41c37dff8;a=commit;h=e05b866447899211a0c2df31bf0671faac4fc3e5

but the short version appears to be "Fixed in the next version".

Craig Ringer

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