I have just applied a user patch to fix this reported problem.
> Vadim Mikheev <vadim(at)krs(dot)ru> writes:
> > Yes, I reproduced this (Solaris 2.5/sparc).
> > Seems like CIDR problem(??!):
> Yes. Looks like the low-order bits of a CIDR address are garbage,
> but network_cmp() compares them as though all bits are significant.
> So, indeed, it may think two different instances of '1.2.3/24'
> are not equal.
> The regular inet comparison functions at least *try* to mask out
> garbage bits, but I think they get it wrong too --- they should be
> taking the smaller of ip_bits(a1) and ip_bits(a2) as the number of
> bits to compare. They don't. Thus, for example,
> regression=> select '1.2.5/16'::cidr < '1.2.3/24'::cidr;
> (1 row)
> which looks wrong to me.
> In short, it's a bug in the inet data types, not a generic problem
> with unique indexes.
> regards, tom lane
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