On 2014-05-16 15:31:52 -0400, Tom Lane wrote:
> Heikki Linnakangas <hlinnakan...@vmware.com> writes:
> > On 05/16/2014 06:43 PM, Tom Lane wrote:
> >> Dunno what's the problem for the varlena types, but that's a completely
> >> separate code path.
> > It seems to be a similar issue to what I fixed in the bit type earlier. 
> > When the lower+upper keys are stored as one varlen Datum, the padding 
> > bytes between them are not zeroed. With these datatypes (i.e. not 
> > varbit) it doesn't lead to any real errors, however, because the padding 
> > bytes are never read. Valgrind is just complaining that we're storing 
> > uninitialized data on disk, even though it's never looked at.
> Yeah, I came to the same conclusions.

Thanks for fixing, looks good here.


Andres Freund

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