On 25-02-2012 09:23, Magnus Hagander wrote:
> Do we even *need* the validate_xlog_location() function? If we just
> remove those calls, won't we still catch all the incorrectly formatted
> ones in the errors of the sscanf() calls? Or am I too deep into
> weekend-mode and missing something obvious?
sscanf() is too fragile for input sanity check. Try
pg_xlog_location_diff('12/3', '-10/0'), for example. I won't object removing
that function if you protect xlog location input from silly users.

   Euler Taveira de Oliveira - Timbira       http://www.timbira.com.br/
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