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Re: "unexpected EOF" messages

From: Simon Riggs <simon(at)2ndQuadrant(dot)com>
To: Magnus Hagander <magnus(at)hagander(dot)net>
Cc: PostgreSQL-development <pgsql-hackers(at)postgresql(dot)org>
Subject: Re: "unexpected EOF" messages
Date: 2012-05-03 12:31:39
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On Thu, May 3, 2012 at 1:26 PM, Magnus Hagander <magnus(at)hagander(dot)net> wrote:
> I had a request from a customer asking if we could make a switch to
> specifically disable the "unexpected EOF" message that fills lots of
> peoples logs. Along the same way that we have a flag to turn off the
> "nonstandard use of string escapes" message that is another culprit
> (that's actually a much *worse* problem than just the unexpected EOF).
> The unexpected EOF message *does* indicate the client is doing
> something stupid, but it's not like it's an *actual problem* in pretty
> much every deployment out there...
> Would we consider adding such a switch (it should be easy enough to
> do), or do we want to push this off to the mythical "let's improve the
> logging subsystem" project that might eventually materialize if we're
> lucky? Meaning - would people object to such a switch?

Yes, if the new parameter allows a generic filter on multiple
user-specified message types.

 Simon Riggs         
 PostgreSQL Development, 24x7 Support, Training & Services

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