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Re: setseed() doc

From: Neil Conway <neilc(at)samurai(dot)com>
To: Tom Lane <tgl(at)sss(dot)pgh(dot)pa(dot)us>
Cc: Dennis Bjorklund <db(at)zigo(dot)dhs(dot)org>, pgsql-hackers(at)postgresql(dot)org, pgsql-patches(at)postgresql(dot)org
Subject: Re: setseed() doc
Date: 2006-09-20 15:10:15
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On Mon, 2006-09-04 at 15:19 -0400, Tom Lane wrote:
> AFAICT it's just junk.  It happens to be the input times
> MAX_RANDOM_VALUE, but what use is that?  I wonder if we shouldn't
> change the function to return VOID

I agree. Given how soon we want to get an 8.2 beta out the door, perhaps
this change would be best postponed to 8.3 (unless there's another
outstanding 8.2 patch that requires initdb?).

-Neil



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