Fujii Masao wrote:
> Heikki Linnakangas wrote:
> >> I found the typo in
> >> http://www.postgresql.org/docs/8.3/static/datatype-enum.html .
> >>> The length of an enum value's textual label is limited by the NAMEDATALEN
> >>> setting compiled into PostgreSQL; in standard builds this means at most 63
> >> bytes.
> >> Correct is that the NAMEDATALEN means 64 bytes in standard builds.
> > No. NAMEDATALEN is 64 bytes, but the 64th byte is reserved for the
> > null-terminator, so the string stored can be at most 63 bytes long.
> But, it's described that NAMEDATALEN is 64 bytes in
> This conflict can confuse the user. So, should we unite the
> descriptions of the number of bytes for NAMEDATALEN?
The create_type.sgml file says:
must be _less_ _than_ <symbol>NAMEDATALEN</symbol> bytes long
so it seems consistent to me.
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