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Re: Cleaning up the INET/CIDR mess

From: Tom Lane <tgl(at)sss(dot)pgh(dot)pa(dot)us>
To: Greg Stark <gsstark(at)mit(dot)edu>
Cc: andrew(at)supernews(dot)com, pgsql-hackers(at)postgresql(dot)org
Subject: Re: Cleaning up the INET/CIDR mess
Date: 2006-01-25 16:43:42
Message-ID: 1742.1138207422@sss.pgh.pa.us (view raw or flat)
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Greg Stark <gsstark(at)mit(dot)edu> writes:
> I wonder if this would be an opportunity to fix Postgres's handling of
> addresses like '10.1'.

You've mistaken this for a proposal to change the I/O behavior, which
it is specifically not.

> The standard interpretation of this is the same as '10.0.0.1'.

Standard according to whom?  Paul Vixie evidently doesn't think that
that's a standard abbreviation, else the code we borrowed from libbind
would do it already.

			regards, tom lane

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