Tom Lane wrote:
> Alvaro Herrera <alvhe...@alvh.no-ip.org> writes:
> > Permit dump/reload of not-too-large >1GB tuples
> I apologize for not having paid close enough attention earlier, but:
> this patch is absolutely unacceptable for the back branches and MUST
> be reverted there. Adding another field to StringInfoData is an ABI
> change that will certainly break large numbers of extensions. We
> can't expect those to get recompiled for minor releases.
Oh, I see the problem now -- it can (and frequently is) stack allocated,
not just palloc'ed using the StringInfo api, and changing the size
breaks that. Rats. I'll revert tomorrow.
Álvaro Herrera https://www.2ndQuadrant.com/
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