On Wed, Dec 31, 2008 at 01:25:34PM -0500, Tom Lane wrote:
> "Pavel Stehule" <pavel(dot)stehule(at)gmail(dot)com> writes:
> > 2008/12/31 Alvaro Herrera <alvherre(at)commandprompt(dot)com>:
> >> Maybe we could have a separate function which returned the info
> >> in various columns (OUT params). Maybe it would be useful to
> >> normalize the info as reported the buildfarm, which right now is
> >> a bit ad-hoc.
> > All should be GUC read only variables - It is cheep.
> Not as cheap as a single added function. If we need to provide
> these fields broken out --- and no one has demonstrated any need to
> do so --- then I'd support Alvaro's suggestion.
+1 for broken-out fields in columns per Alvaro.
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