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Re: Proposal: new function array_init

From: "Pavel Stehule" <pavel(dot)stehule(at)gmail(dot)com>
To: "Tom Lane" <tgl(at)sss(dot)pgh(dot)pa(dot)us>
Cc: Decibel! <decibel(at)decibel(dot)org>, PostgreSQL-development <pgsql-hackers(at)postgresql(dot)org>
Subject: Re: Proposal: new function array_init
Date: 2008-06-04 20:34:01
Message-ID: 162867790806041334l1a7ec350rd1e70f9e4349ff5a@mail.gmail.com (view raw or flat)
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2008/6/4 Tom Lane <tgl(at)sss(dot)pgh(dot)pa(dot)us>:
> "Pavel Stehule" <pavel(dot)stehule(at)gmail(dot)com> writes:
>> 2008/6/4 Tom Lane <tgl(at)sss(dot)pgh(dot)pa(dot)us>:
>>> Huh?  That's completely nonsensical ... where will you determine the
>>> type of the array, if you don't have a sample element?
>
>> it is nonsens in current postgres. But null array is castable to anyarray no?
>
> If you mean an array of nulls, it still has to have an element type.

I know it -  but there was discus about untyped array for empty arrays
like ARRAY[]
 it is little bit similar
>
>                        regards, tom lane
>

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