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Re: view data causes pgadmin to hang or die

From: "Dave Page" <dpage(at)vale-housing(dot)co(dot)uk>
To: "Miha Radej" <miha(dot)radej(at)siix(dot)com>
Cc: "pgadmin-hackers" <pgadmin-hackers(at)postgresql(dot)org>
Subject: Re: view data causes pgadmin to hang or die
Date: 2006-03-30 07:16:05
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> -----Original Message-----
> From: Miha Radej [mailto:miha(dot)radej(at)siix(dot)com] 
> Sent: 30 March 2006 08:07
> To: Dave Page
> Cc: pgadmin-hackers
> Subject: Re: [pgadmin-hackers] view data causes pgadmin to hang or die
> Hi!
> Dave Page wrote:
> > So, just to be clear, the query tool will display the data 
> correctly, 
> > even if the maximum column length option is increased to 
> accommodate the 
> > largest data item?
> > 
> > I want to be clear about this because in SVN trunk now, the 
> grid code is 
> > shared between the two tools so both /should/ fail, but the column 
> > length option might be masking the problem in the query tool.
> I've checked out a fresh copy from SVN today. I've set "Max rows to 
> retrieve" to 0, "Max. characters per column" to 700000. "View data" 
> hangs/crashes, as does "Query tool".

OK, that's what I was expecting to happen.

> A few days ago when I hadn't had the latest build the "Query 
> tool" had 
> worked. But that may have been due to the fact that no matter 
> what I had 
> set for "Max rows to retrieve", I'd only get 101 rows. I now get 
> everything, including the crash :)

Well, the query tool was recently changed to use the same grid control
as the view data tool, however even if you had a post-change version I
think the problem was being masked by the auto-truncation of the results
that only happens in the query tool.
> And what is even more strange, the original table (I've been playing 
> with copies of it) grew for a few records and now everything 
> works fine 
> - both "View data" and "Query tool". I don't know what to make of it.

Now that's really weird. I don't suppose you still have a copy of the
data prior to the changes do you? Is it something you can let me see?

> Thank you for your time and help!

You're welcome.

Regards, Dave.

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