Tom Lane <tgl(at)sss(dot)pgh(dot)pa(dot)us> wrote:
> Tom Davies <tgdavies(at)gmail(dot)com> writes:
> > On 16/01/2008, at 2:41 AM, Tom Lane wrote:
> >> You definitely should not expect to convert the names to integers.
> > Presumably you can convert them to 96 bit integers? i.e. they are
> > always strings of hex characters?
> You could, but in most scripting languages I can think of, it'd be
> a lot easier just to treat them as strings.
yeah, I tried to convert the whole filename into an integer, and then
compare it, but the int was too large then, therefore I only took the last 9
hex digits and converted these.
Anybody knows in which source file the filename is generated, then I can
take a look by myself and get all the details how it is done?
thanks for your insights
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