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Re: [HACKERS] [PATCHES] setseed() doc

From: Bruce Momjian <bruce(at)momjian(dot)us>
To: Tom Lane <tgl(at)sss(dot)pgh(dot)pa(dot)us>
Cc: Neil Conway <neilc(at)samurai(dot)com>, Dennis Bjorklund <db(at)zigo(dot)dhs(dot)org>, pgsql-hackers(at)postgresql(dot)org, pgsql-patches(at)postgresql(dot)org
Subject: Re: [HACKERS] [PATCHES] setseed() doc
Date: 2007-01-20 21:48:18
Message-ID: 200701202148.l0KLmJq15303@momjian.us (view raw or flat)
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FYI, Neil has corrected this in CVS HEAD.

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Tom Lane wrote:
> Neil Conway <neilc(at)samurai(dot)com> writes:
> > On Mon, 2006-09-04 at 15:19 -0400, Tom Lane wrote:
> >> AFAICT it's just junk.  It happens to be the input times
> >> MAX_RANDOM_VALUE, but what use is that?  I wonder if we shouldn't
> >> change the function to return VOID
> 
> > I agree. Given how soon we want to get an 8.2 beta out the door, perhaps
> > this change would be best postponed to 8.3 (unless there's another
> > outstanding 8.2 patch that requires initdb?).
> 
> Nothing outstanding at the moment.
> 
> Although this is surely a small change, it's also pretty low-priority,
> so I'd counsel leaving it for 8.3 rather than trying to cram it in now.
> We have more important things to be worrying about ...
> 
> 			regards, tom lane
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