read_binary_file(), used by SQL functions pg_read_file() and friends,
uses stat to determine file length to read, when not passed an explicit
length as an argument. This is problematic, for example, if the file
being read is a virtual file with a stat-reported length of zero.
Arrange to read until EOF, or StringInfo data string lenth limit, is
Original complaint and patch by me, with significant review, corrections,
advice, and code optimizations by Tom Lane. Backpatched to v11. Prior to
that only paths relative to the data and log dirs were allowed for files,
so no "zero length" files were reachable anyway.
Reviewed-By: Tom Lane