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Re: pgsql/src/backend/postmaster postmaster.c

From: Peter Eisentraut <peter_e(at)gmx(dot)net>
To: Tom Lane <tgl(at)hub(dot)org>
Cc: <pgsql-committers(at)postgresql(dot)org>
Subject: Re: pgsql/src/backend/postmaster postmaster.c
Date: 2001-02-20 15:53:15
Message-ID: Pine.LNX.4.30.0102201652280.938-100000@peter.localdomain (view raw, whole thread or download thread mbox)
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Tom Lane writes:

> Log message:
> 	Truncate incoming username and database name to NAMEDATALEN-1 characters
> 	so that we don't reject overlength names unnecessarily.

Is this necessarily a good idea?  ISTM that if you send the wrong name,
then it's wrong, period.

Peter Eisentraut      peter_e(at)gmx(dot)net

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