[postgis-devel] Rename a variable named errmsg in long_xact.c

Sandro Santilli strk at keybit.net
Mon May 4 01:01:14 PDT 2015

On Mon, May 04, 2015 at 05:52:53PM +1000, Haribabu Kommi wrote:
> On Mon, May 4, 2015 at 5:41 PM, Sandro Santilli <strk at keybit.net> wrote:
> > I see no problem with changing a variable name, but... are you saying
> > that PostgreSQL headers themselves are exposing a global "errmsg"
> > variable ? Or is your code doing that ?
> Yes, In our forked PostgreSQL code, we changed the elog macro that is
> exposed in PostgreSQL headers to use the new ereport macro for better
> logging as follows.
> #define elog(errorlevel, ...) ereport(errorlevel, (errmsg(__VA_ARGS__)))
> This is causing us the problem.

Answering myself, this is also in the _original_ PostgreSQL (9.3) headers:

 include/server/utils/elog.h:147:errmsg(const char *fmt,...)

Patch applied and committed as r13472. Thank you.


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