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. -- Michael -- Sent via pgsql-hackers mailing list (email@example.com) To make changes to your subscription: http://www.postgresql.org/mailpref/pgsql-hackers