Thomas Munro <> writes:
> On Sat, Feb 3, 2018 at 12:32 PM, Tom Lane <> wrote:
>> Fix another instance of unsafe coding for shm_toc_lookup failure.

> my mistake was actually to put noError = true there when noError =
> false was called for.


> However, it's not surprising that you drew the
> opposite conclusion (ie that it might in fact not be in the TOC),
> since the shm space is really only necessary for EXPLAIN ANALYZE.
> Perhaps I should make it skip setting up this shm stuff if
> !node->, just like the equivalent Sort node code.  I
> will look into that on Monday.

OK.  Please send in a patch to either do that or switch this call to use
noError = false.  Or possibly both: shouldn't there be some other signal
path that tells the worker whether instrumentation is needed?  I'll
leave it alone pending your investigation.

                        regards, tom lane

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