Sunday, September 21, 2008

Re: [HACKERS] [patch] fix dblink security hole

Joe Conway <> writes:
> If the return value is NULL, use errmsg if you'd like. I'd guess in most
> instances you don't even need to bother freeing errmsg as it is in a
> limited life memory context.

Uh, you're confusing the backend environment with libpq's much more
spartan lifestyle. errmsg will be malloc'd and it will *not* go away
unless the caller free()s it.

regards, tom lane

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