On Fri, Oct 14, 2016 at 3:31 PM, Tom Lane <t...@sss.pgh.pa.us> wrote: > Andreas Seltenreich <seltenre...@gmx.de> writes: >> Tom Lane writes: >>> Seems sane, though I wonder if it'd be better to use -INT_MAX rather >>> than -VARBITMAXLEN. > >> I am undecided between those two. -INT_MAX might be a more precise fix >> for the problem, but the extra distance to the danger zone was kind of >> soothing :-). > > Yeah, might as well use the tighter limit. > > Poking around in varbit.c, I noticed some other places that were assuming > that a typmod couldn't exceed VARBITMAXLEN. anybit_typmodin() enforces > that, but there are places where a user can shove in an arbitrary integer, > eg > > regression=# select "bit"(42, 2147483647); > ERROR: invalid memory alloc request size 18446744073441116169 > > I fixed those too and pushed it. Thanks for the report!
Curious -- are there real world scenarios where this would happen? merlin -- Sent via pgsql-hackers mailing list (firstname.lastname@example.org) To make changes to your subscription: http://www.postgresql.org/mailpref/pgsql-hackers