On 14/03/16 02:53, Kouhei Kaigai wrote:
>> -----Original Message-----
>> From: pgsql-hackers-ow...@postgresql.org
>> [mailto:pgsql-hackers-ow...@postgresql.org] On Behalf Of Petr Jelinek
>> Sent: Friday, March 11, 2016 12:27 AM
>> To: Kaigai Kouhei(海外 浩平); pgsql-hackers@postgresql.org
>> Subject: Re: [HACKERS] Reworks of CustomScan serialization/deserialization
>> On 10/03/16 08:08, Kouhei Kaigai wrote:
>>>>>> Also in RegisterCustomScanMethods
>>>>>> +        Assert(strlen(methods->CustomName) <= CUSTOM_NAME_MAX_LEN);
>>>>>> Shouldn't this be actually "if" with ereport() considering this is
>>>>>> public API and extensions can pass anything there? (for that matter same
>>>>>> is true for RegisterExtensibleNodeMethods but that's already committed).
>>>>> Hmm. I don't have clear answer which is better. The reason why I put
>>>>> Assert() here is that only c-binary extension uses this interface, thus,
>>>>> author will fix up the problem of too long name prior to its release.
>>>>> Of course, if-with-ereport() also informs extension author the name is
>>>>> too long.
>>>>> One downside of Assert() may be, it makes oversight if --enable-cassert
>>>>> was not specified.
>>>> Well that's exactly my problem, this should IMHO throw error even
>>>> without --enable-cassert. It's not like it's some performance sensitive
>>>> API where if would be big problem, ensuring correctness of the input is
>>>> more imporant here IMHO.
>>> We may need to fix up RegisterExtensibleNodeMethods() first.
>>> Also, length limitation is (EXTNODENAME_MAX_LEN-1) because the last byte
>>> is consumed by '\0' character. In fact, hash, match and keycopy function
>>> of HTAB for string keys deal with the first (keysize - 1) bytes.
>>> So, strkey(extnodename) == EXTNODENAME_MAX_LEN is not legal.
>> Yes, my thoughts as well but that can be separate tiny patch that does
>> not have to affect this one. In my opinion if we fixed this one it would
>> be otherwise ready to go in, and I definitely prefer this approach to
>> the previous one.
> OK, I split the previous small patch into two tiny patches.
> The one is bugfix around max length of the extnodename.
> The other replaces Assert() by ereport() according to the upthread discussion.

Okay, it's somewhat akin to hairsplitting but works for me. Do you plan
to do same thing with the CustomScan patch itself as well?.

  Petr Jelinek                  http://www.2ndQuadrant.com/
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