On 6/25/17 11:45, Tom Lane wrote:
> * Now that it's possible for user-created collations to have encoding -1,
> I do not think that the "shadowing" tests in CollationCreate and
> IsThereCollationInNamespace are sufficient.  They don't prevent a new
> collation with encoding -1 from shadowing an existing encoding-specific
> collation that doesn't happen to match the current DB's encoding.
> Now, you'd have to work at it for that to cause problems --- say,
> create such a situation in template0 and then copy template0 specifying
> that other encoding.  But none of that is forbidden.

I see.  Do you have an idea how to fix it without too much overhead?  We
couldn't use the existing syscache for it.

Peter Eisentraut              http://www.2ndQuadrant.com/
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