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Re: [HACKERS] atttypmod now 32 bits, interface change

From: Bruce Momjian <maillist(at)candle(dot)pha(dot)pa(dot)us>
To: maillist(at)candle(dot)pha(dot)pa(dot)us (maillist)
Cc: daveh(at)insightdist(dot)com, pgsql-interfaces(at)postgreSQL(dot)org, hackers(at)postgreSQL(dot)org, byronn(at)insightdist(dot)com
Subject: Re: [HACKERS] atttypmod now 32 bits, interface change
Date: 1998-07-13 15:18:21
Message-ID: 199807131518.LAA11763@candle.pha.pa.us (view raw or flat)
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> > Not that we have been sitting on our hands, but we have been waiting for the
> > FE/BE protocol to stabilize before updating the ODBC driver to the 6.4
> > specs.   Have we reached this point?
> 
> Of course, beta does not start until Sep 1, so it is possible to wait
> some more to see of other things change before updating things, but
> currently, there are no open items I know about.

I have also renamed some of the client structure names used internally
by libpq.  adtid, adtsize were too strange/confusing for me.  Now they
are typid and typlen.  Should help clarify why atttypmod is needed,
because many types, varchar(), don't have TYPE sizes.

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