Magnus Hagander <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> writes:
> When run in debug mode, the runtime for msvc will *zero-pad the entire
> buffer* in a strncpy() call. This in itself is not bad (just slow), but it
> shows a rather bad bug in libpq.

[squint]  That is the specified behavior of strncpy on every platform,
not only msvc.  If there's a bug here why didn't we notice it long ago?

> Given this, I'll go ahead and fix fe-connect to support PQExpBuffers,
> unless there are any objections.

I'm not against that, but I question what bug you've really found.

                        regards, tom lane

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