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Re: lock listing

From: Tom Lane <tgl(at)sss(dot)pgh(dot)pa(dot)us>
To: nconway(at)klamath(dot)dyndns(dot)org (Neil Conway)
Cc: Rod Taylor <rbt(at)zort(dot)ca>, Bruce Momjian <pgman(at)candle(dot)pha(dot)pa(dot)us>,PostgreSQL Patches <pgsql-patches(at)postgresql(dot)org>
Subject: Re: lock listing
Date: 2002-07-31 19:35:07
Message-ID: 18501.1028144107@sss.pgh.pa.us (view raw or flat)
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nconway(at)klamath(dot)dyndns(dot)org (Neil Conway) writes:
> There's no problem with wrapping a view over the table function -- but
> IMHO using 5 different functions when one would suffice is just ugly.

Right.  The way the pg_stats functions are implemented is actually
pretty ugly; it was forced by the lack of support for functions
returning tuples in 7.2, but I'm not sure why we'd want to copy it now.

I do agree with providing a view wrapper over the function, for the
reasons Rod mentioned.

			regards, tom lane

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