On 2013-11-15 10:04:12 -0500, Stephen Frost wrote:
> * Andres Freund (and...@2ndquadrant.com) wrote:
> > Sure, there can be longer paths, but postgres don't support them. In a
> > *myriad* of places. It's just not worth spending code on it.
> >
> > Just about any of the places that use MAXPGPATH are "vulnerable" or
> > produce confusing error messages if it's exceeded. And there are about
> > zero complaints about it.
> Confusing error messages are one thing, segfaulting is another.

I didn't argue against s/strncpy/strlcpy/. That's clearly a sensible
I am arguing about introducing additional code and error messages about
it, that need to be translated. And starting doing so in isolationtester
of all places.


Andres Freund

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