Re: Radiohead lyrics in Oracle RDBMS code

Yes I was a bit worried about the coder!

On 26 January 2010 15:32, Kellyn Pedersen <kjped1313@xxxxxxxxx> wrote:

> And I thought the developer was just trying to slip in a message to
> everyone about how he really felt about working on the code...  :)
>
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> --- On *Tue, 1/26/10, Ric Van Dyke <ric.van.dyke@xxxxxxxxxx>* wrote:
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> From: Ric Van Dyke <ric.van.dyke@xxxxxxxxxx>
> Subject: RE: Radiohead lyrics in Oracle RDBMS code
> To: troach@xxxxxxxxx, dennis@xxxxxxxxxx
> Cc: "ORACLE-L" <oracle-l@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
> Date: Tuesday, January 26, 2010, 7:33 AM
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>
>  You’d be surprised (or shocked) at some of the things that have creep
> into the code over the years…
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> *From:* oracle-l-bounce@xxxxxxxxxxxxx [mailto:
> oracle-l-bounce@xxxxxxxxxxxxx] *On Behalf Of *Thomas Roach
> *Sent:* Monday, January 25, 2010 7:44 AM
> *To:* dennis@xxxxxxxxxx
> *Cc:* ORACLE-L
> *Subject:* Re: Radiohead lyrics in Oracle RDBMS code
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>
> I wonder what other lyrics are in the code :)... Could this explain why
> Oracle keeps taking more room to install? : )
>
> On Mon, Jan 25, 2010 at 3:16 AM, Dennis Yurichev 
> <dennis@xxxxxxxxxx<http://us.mc320.mail.yahoo.com/mc/compose?to=dennis@xxxxxxxxxx>>
> wrote:
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> Hi.
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> strings oracle.exe | grep radiohead
>
> Starting at least at 10.2.0.1, function kfasSelfTest_update() (located
> in kfas.o) use Radiohead lyrics to test... something related to ASM
> probably.
>
> Schematic pseudocode:
>
> #define STRING "I'm a creep, I'm a winner, what the hell am I doing
> here.I don't belong here - radiohead"
>
> kfasSelfTest_update()
> {
>        kfasOpen (...);
>        somestruct.somevalue=STRING;
>        kfasUpdate (somestruct);
>        kfasClose (...);
>        newstruct=kfasOpen (...);
>        if (strncmp (newstruct.somevalue, STRING, ...)!=0)
>        {
>                // raise error 99999?
>                kserec1(99999, 1, ...);
>                kserec2(99999, 1, ..., STRING, 1, ...);
>                return 0;
>        };
>        kfasClose (...);
>        return 1;
> };
>
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