Martijn van Oosterhout wrote:
-- Start of PGP signed section.
> On Sat, Aug 12, 2006 at 11:29:46AM -0400, Tom Lane wrote:
> > What's happened is that that GUC patch that was in the tree for a few
> > hours broke postmaster startup on some machines (for as-yet-unidentified
> > reasons).  The postmaster does actually start and establish its
> > lockfiles, but it never gets to the stage of being able to accept
> > connections.
> I don't know if it's related, but coverity just started picking up a
> use-after-free in parse_value() in guc.c.
> At the end of the switch (case PGC_STRING) there's a free(newval)
> followed by an assignment of newval to retval->stringval a few lines
> further down. They mark it as line 3956 of revision 1.335.
> It may not be possible though, coverity is not omnicient.

Yes, that was the area of the problem.  It has been redesigned.

  Bruce Momjian   [EMAIL PROTECTED]

  + If your life is a hard drive, Christ can be your backup. +

---------------------------(end of broadcast)---------------------------
TIP 6: explain analyze is your friend

Reply via email to