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Re: Proposed TODO: fetch->INT8

From: Bruce Momjian <pgman(at)candle(dot)pha(dot)pa(dot)us>
To: Merlin Moncure <merlin(dot)moncure(at)rcsonline(dot)com>
Cc: Jeff Davis <jdavis-pgsql(at)empires(dot)org>,PostgreSQL-development <pgsql-hackers(at)postgresql(dot)org>
Subject: Re: Proposed TODO: fetch->INT8
Date: 2005-02-01 04:56:38
Message-ID: 200502010456.j114ucC29478@candle.pha.pa.us (view raw or flat)
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Merlin Moncure wrote:
> Jeff wrote:
> > Is there a practical use for retrieving > 2^31 records at once?
> > 
> > (this is a serious question, I'm not arguing that it should cause a
> > syntax error)
> > 
> > Regards,
> > 	Jeff Davis
> > 
> > On Mon, 2005-01-24 at 14:13 -0500, Merlin Moncure wrote:
> > > I was browsing the TODO list and I noticed the todo to bump
> limit/offset
> > > to int8.  IMO, the flavors of fetch that take a numeric parameter
> need
> > > this as well.
> > >
> > > FWIW, trying to pass integer > 2^31 to fetch gives a syntax error,
> which
> > > is clearly wrong.
> 
> No, but don't forget about relative positioning:
> fetch relative c from huge_cursor;

TODO updated:

	* Change LIMIT/OFFSET and FETCH/MOVE to use int8

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