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Re: [HACKERS] Re: [DOCS] Re: FE/BE protocol revision patcht

From: Bruce Momjian <maillist(at)candle(dot)pha(dot)pa(dot)us>
To: lockhart(at)alumni(dot)caltech(dot)edu (Thomas G(dot) Lockhart)
Cc: dg(at)illustra(dot)com, tgl(at)sss(dot)pgh(dot)pa(dot)us, hackers(at)postgresql(dot)org
Subject: Re: [HACKERS] Re: [DOCS] Re: FE/BE protocol revision patcht
Date: 1998-06-01 14:15:06
Message-ID: 199806011415.KAA08342@candle.pha.pa.us (view raw or flat)
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> 
> > OK, I can change it, but it is not easy.  Will take time.
> > > Can we go to int32 on atttypmod? I'll try to break it up into two
> > > sub-fields to implement numeric().
> 
> I am planning on stripping out the atttypmod usage for string type input
> functions (that third parameter). 
> 
> That was the wrong end to check, since it is the point at which storage
> happens that things really need to be checked. Otherwise, no
> validation/verification can happen on expression results, only on
> constant input values.
> 
> Don't know if ignoring that area makes things any easier for you...
> 

I will make that change to whatever the current tree is at the time. 
May not do it for a few days or a week, but will do it all at once.

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