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AW: [HACKERS] Re: is it a bug?

From: Zeugswetter Andreas SB <ZeugswetterA(at)wien(dot)spardat(dot)at>
To: "'Tom Lane'" <tgl(at)sss(dot)pgh(dot)pa(dot)us>
Cc: pgsql-general(at)postgresql(dot)org, pgsql-hackers(at)postgresql(dot)org
Subject: AW: [HACKERS] Re: is it a bug?
Date: 2000-11-28 15:30:49
Message-ID: 11C1E6749A55D411A9670001FA68796336814E@sdexcsrv1.f000.d0188.sd.spardat.at (view raw or flat)
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> lpad and rpad never truncate, they only pad.
> 
> Perhaps they *should* truncate if the specified length is less than
> the original string length.  Does Oracle do that?

Yes, it truncates, same as Informix.

Andreas

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