On 10/06/2015 05:45 PM, Thomas Munro wrote:
On Wed, Oct 7, 2015 at 9:49 AM, Robert Haas <robertmh...@gmail.com> wrote:
On Sun, Oct 4, 2015 at 11:52 AM, Andrew Dunstan <and...@dunslane.net> wrote:
Isn't this arguably a Fedora regression? What did they change in F23 to make
it fail? I note that F23 is still in Beta.
Maybe, but it's pretty unfriendly for us to complain about a library
issue, if it is one, by failing an Assert(). People with
non-assert-enabled builds will just get wrong answers. Yuck.
Thinking about how this could happen, I believe that one possibility
is that there are two strings A and B and a locale L such that
strcoll_l(A, B, L) and memcmp(strxfrm(A, L), strxfrm(B, L)) disagree
(that is, the results are of different sign, or one is zero and the
other is not).
I wonder if Glibc bug 18589 is relevant. Bug 18934 says "Note that
these unittests pass with glibc-2.21 but fail with 2.22 and current
git due to bug 18589 which points to a broken change in the collate
algorithm that needs to be reverted first." Hungarian is mentioned.
Doesn't Fedora 23 include glibc-2.22? Is it possible that that bug
affects strcoll but not strxfrm?
Yes, it's 2.22:
[vagrant@localhost ~ ]$ rpm -q -a | grep glibc
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