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> What about people that are using it? Or will it get noted in the upgrade
> path doc?
There can't be many if it is not working 100%. Better to remove it than
leave an incorrect feature.
> -----Original Message-----
> From: pgsql-hackers-owner(at)hub(dot)org [mailto:pgsql-hackers-owner(at)hub(dot)org]On
> Behalf Of Bruce Momjian
> Sent: Wednesday, August 02, 2000 8:15 AM
> To: Larry Rosenman
> Cc: Thomas Lockhart; pgsql-hackers(at)hub(dot)org
> Subject: Re: [HACKERS] mac.c
> > > > Any comments at all from anyone on my mail from Sunday Nite on
> > > > making the macaddr_manuf function just return a
> > > > masked MACADDR (I.E. set the low 3 bytes to 0x00) and how we
> > > > do this in the code?
> > >
> > > So macaddr_manuf() will be changed to return a mac address with the low
> > > bytes set to zero? There is certainly a use for a function like this,
> > > along with another function, say ismanuf() or same() or similar() or ??,
> > > which takes two mac addresses and compares just the manufacturer's
> > > fields. Why not call the "manufacturer's mask" function something like
> > > manuf() or brand() or ?? rather than reusing macaddr_manuf() which would
> > > become obsolete?
> > Sure, I just don't want to make a mistake on coding it. I'm open.
> > Since macaddr_manuf() will not be up to date, I'd say lets make
> > the new function macaddr_brand, and if someone wants to do the other
> > two, fine. I'd also doc the fact that macaddr_manuf() is deprecated,
> > for deletion one or two releases down the line (since the table will
> > no longer be updated, and is very much outdated).
> We can delete it in 7.1. No reason to keep it around if the output is
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