Alvaro Herrera wrote:
> Tom Lane wrote:
> > Alvaro Herrera <> 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      
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