On Tue, Mar 7, 2017 at 3:21 AM, Robert Haas <robertmh...@gmail.com> wrote:
> On Sat, Mar 4, 2017 at 10:32 AM, Tom Lane <t...@sss.pgh.pa.us> wrote:
>> Without having actually looked at this patch, I would say that if it added
>> a direct call of fopen() to backend-side code, that was already the wrong
>> thing. Almost always, AllocateFile() would be a better choice, not only
>> because it's tied into transaction abort, but also because it knows how to
>> release virtual FDs in event of ENFILE/EMFILE errors. If there is some
>> convincing reason why you shouldn't use AllocateFile(), then a safe
>> cleanup pattern would be to have the fclose() in a PG_CATCH stanza.
> I think that my previous remarks on this issue were simply muddled
> thinking. The SQL-callable function pg_current_logfile() does use
> AllocateFile(), so the ERROR which may occur afterward if the file is
> corrupted is no problem. The syslogger, on the other hand, uses
> logfile_open() to open the file, but it's careful not to throw an
> ERROR while the file is open, just like other code which runs in the
> syslogger. So now I think there's no bug here.
- * No space found, file content is corrupted. Return NULL to the
- * caller and inform him on the situation.
+ /* Uh oh. No newline found, so file content is corrupted. */
This one just made me smile.
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