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Re: implemented missing bitSetBit() and bitGetBit()

From: Bruce Momjian <pgman(at)candle(dot)pha(dot)pa(dot)us>
To: Peter Eisentraut <peter_e(at)gmx(dot)net>
Cc: Neil Conway <neilc(at)samurai(dot)com>, David Helgason <david(at)uti(dot)is>,pgsql-hackers(at)postgresql(dot)org
Subject: Re: implemented missing bitSetBit() and bitGetBit()
Date: 2004-02-12 16:05:18
Message-ID: 200402121605.i1CG5IU25221@candle.pha.pa.us (view raw or flat)
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Peter Eisentraut wrote:
> Neil Conway wrote:
> > David Helgason <david(at)uti(dot)is> writes:
> > > I needed these, so I went and implemented them myself.
> >
> > I didn't see any followup to this: do we want to include this in the
> > main tree, contrib/, or not at all?
> 
> getbit sounds a lot like what substring() does.  So perhaps setbit could 
> actually be handled by replace()?  That would be a more general 
> solution (since it would handle more than one bit at a time).

Added to TODO:

	* Allow substring/replace() to get/set bit values

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