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Re: Problems with 7.3.1

From: Olivier PRENANT <ohp(at)pyrenet(dot)fr>
To: Tom Lane <tgl(at)sss(dot)pgh(dot)pa(dot)us>
Cc: pgsql-hackers list <pgsql-hackers(at)postgresql(dot)org>
Subject: Re: Problems with 7.3.1
Date: 2002-12-26 19:19:26
Message-ID: Pine.UW2.4.21.0212262016280.13076-100000@server (view raw, whole thread or download thread mbox)
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Dear Tom
On Thu, 26 Dec 2002, Tom Lane wrote:

> Date: Thu, 26 Dec 2002 13:44:51 -0500
> From: Tom Lane <tgl(at)sss(dot)pgh(dot)pa(dot)us>
> To: ohp(at)pyrenet(dot)fr
> Cc: pgsql-hackers list <pgsql-hackers(at)postgresql(dot)org>
> Subject: Re: [HACKERS] Problems with 7.3.1 
> Olivier PRENANT <ohp(at)pyrenet(dot)fr> writes:
> > Compile works ok however make check fails wile creating pl/pgsql with :
> > WARNING: bt_getroot[pg_proc_proname_nsp_index]: fixing root page
> > ERROR: bt_fixroot: not valid old root page.
> Wow.  Is the behavior reproducible?  How about if you go ahead and
> install, and do a plain "make installcheck" (or even just try a manual
> createlang in a fresh database)?
Yes it is! each time, even with make install make installcheck
> That code thinks it is dealing with a concurrent index root page split,
> but there couldn't be any concurrent operations happening during the
> create-plpgsql step of a regression test run.  Can you step through
> _bt_getroot() (it's in src/backend/access/nbtree/nbtpage.c) and figure
> out exactly how it's getting confused?
I will, after diner!
> If the behavior is reproducible I'm inclined to suspect a compiler bug;
> it's hard to see how _bt_getroot could get so confused otherwise.
AFAIK, the 711b compiler was buggy, but 712 was ok and 713 should at least
be s good as 712 (larry should confirm that!)

In the mean time, I'll try with 7.3 and 7.2.3

> 			regards, tom lane

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