FAQ
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POSTGRESQL BUG REPORT TEMPLATE
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Your name : Palle Girgensohn
Your email address : girgen@partitur.se

Category : runtime: back-end
Severity : critical

Summary: connecting with psql v. 6.4.2 kill 6.5 backend!

System Configuration
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Operating System : FreeBSD 3.2-STABLE

PostgreSQL version : 6.5

Compiler used : gcc-2.7.2.1

Hardware:
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pentium 128 MB,
FreeBSD stordatan.palle.se 3.2-STABLE FreeBSD 3.2-STABLE #0: Thu Jul 8 05:41:27 CEST 1999 root@stordatan.palle.se:/usr/src/sys/compile/PALLE3 i386


Versions of other tools:
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gmake...

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Problem Description:
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When connecting to the a 6.5 postmaster from another host
with 6.4.2 installed, the backend dies:

ERROR: postmaster: getprotobyname failed
Segmentation fault (core dumped)

a backtrace from gdb:
(gdb) bt
#0 0x281d0b23 in siglongjmp () from /usr/lib/libc.so.3


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Test Case:
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install & run postgres 6.4.2 on one machine
install & run postgres 6.5 on another


pg-6.4.2$ psql -h pg-6.5

BOOM




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Solution:
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  • Palle Girgensohn at Jul 9, 1999 at 4:13 am
    Hmmm...

    /etc/profiles was not world readable, for some odd reason. Now it works
    like a charm...:)

    Forget this report!

    Thanks
    Palle

    Unprivileged user wrote:
    ============================================================================
    POSTGRESQL BUG REPORT TEMPLATE
    ============================================================================

    Your name : Palle Girgensohn
    Your email address : girgen@partitur.se

    Category : runtime: back-end
    Severity : critical

    Summary: connecting with psql v. 6.4.2 kill 6.5 backend!

    System Configuration
    --------------------
    Operating System : FreeBSD 3.2-STABLE

    PostgreSQL version : 6.5

    Compiler used : gcc-2.7.2.1

    Hardware:
    ---------
    pentium 128 MB,
    FreeBSD stordatan.palle.se 3.2-STABLE FreeBSD 3.2-STABLE #0: Thu Jul 8 05:41:27 CEST 1999 root@stordatan.palle.se:/usr/src/sys/compile/PALLE3 i386

    Versions of other tools:
    ------------------------
    gmake...

    --------------------------------------------------------------------------

    Problem Description:
    --------------------
    When connecting to the a 6.5 postmaster from another host
    with 6.4.2 installed, the backend dies:

    ERROR: postmaster: getprotobyname failed
    Segmentation fault (core dumped)

    a backtrace from gdb:
    (gdb) bt
    #0 0x281d0b23 in siglongjmp () from /usr/lib/libc.so.3

    --------------------------------------------------------------------------

    Test Case:
    ----------
    install & run postgres 6.4.2 on one machine
    install & run postgres 6.5 on another

    pg-6.4.2$ psql -h pg-6.5

    BOOM

    --------------------------------------------------------------------------

    Solution:
    ---------

    --------------------------------------------------------------------------

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