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Re: DOMAINs and CASTs

From: Tom Lane <tgl(at)sss(dot)pgh(dot)pa(dot)us>
To: Robert Haas <robertmhaas(at)gmail(dot)com>
Cc: Bruce Momjian <bruce(at)momjian(dot)us>, David Fetter <david(at)fetter(dot)org>, Jaime Casanova <jaime(at)2ndquadrant(dot)com>, Peter Eisentraut <peter_e(at)gmx(dot)net>, Darren Duncan <darren(at)darrenduncan(dot)net>, PostgreSQL-development <pgsql-hackers(at)postgresql(dot)org>
Subject: Re: DOMAINs and CASTs
Date: 2011-11-29 15:36:18
Message-ID: 20086.1322580978@sss.pgh.pa.us (view raw or flat)
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Robert Haas <robertmhaas(at)gmail(dot)com> writes:
> On Mon, Nov 28, 2011 at 9:46 PM, Bruce Momjian <bruce(at)momjian(dot)us> wrote:
>> What happened to this patch for casts on domains from June?

> Well, if we apply this, it has the possibility to break existing
> dumps.

There's also the question of whether there's really much point.
The whole question of what to do with casts on domains is hard,
and I didn't think that thread made any progress towards defining
better behavior.  I'd just as soon leave things alone until we
have an idea of what would be better.

			regards, tom lane

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