Re: Radiohead lyrics in Oracle RDBMS code

More likely sheds light on the quality and character of the personality of
the code-slingers who have to build this stuff for us to use.

r,

Gus

On Mon, Jan 25, 2010 at 10:44 AM, Thomas Roach <troach@xxxxxxxxx> wrote:

> 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>wrote:
>
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>> Hi.
>>
>> 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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