Hi Michael,
The problem of offsets seems to be universal. If there is a structure
within structure. The offset to the members of inner structure should be
the size of the outer structure and not size of inner structure. Applying
this rule recursively, offset to the member of any nested structure, at
whatever level of nesting it is, should be same as the size of the
outermost structure. But the code as of now, is using the size of the
immediate parent.

None of these problems are caught in the regression because, whatever tests
I have seen are not fetching more than one tuple into such complex

On Tue, Apr 1, 2014 at 4:34 PM, Ashutosh Bapat <
ashutosh.ba...@enterprisedb.com> wrote:

> Hi MIchael,
> I tried to fix the offset problem. PFA the patch. It does solve the
> problem of setting wrong offset in ECPGdo() call.
> But then there is problem of interpreting the result from server as an
> array within array of structure. The problem is there is in
> ecpg_get_data(). This function can not understand that the "field" is an
> array of integers (or for that matter array of anything) and store all the
> values in contiguous memory at the given address.
> On Thu, Mar 27, 2014 at 11:05 PM, Michael Meskes <mes...@postgresql.org>wrote:
>> On Mon, Mar 24, 2014 at 11:52:30AM +0530, Ashutosh Bapat wrote:
>> > For all the members of struct employee, except arr_col, the size of
>> array
>> > is set to 14 and next member offset is set of sizeof (struct employee).
>> But
>> > for arr_col they are set to 3 and sizeof(int) resp. So, for the next row
>> > onwards, the calculated offset of arr_col member would not coincide with
>> > the real arr_col member's address.
>> >
>> > Am I missing something here?
>> No, this looks like a bug to me. I haven't had time to look into the
>> source codebut the offset definitely is off.
>> Michael
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> Ashutosh Bapat
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Best Wishes,
Ashutosh Bapat
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