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Re: pgsql: Revert the behavior of inet/cidr functions to not unpack the arg

From: Andres Freund <andres(at)anarazel(dot)de>
To: Tom Lane <tgl(at)sss(dot)pgh(dot)pa(dot)us>
Cc: pgsql-committers(at)postgresql(dot)org, Heikki Linnakangas <heikki(dot)linnakangas(at)iki(dot)fi>, Rafael Martinez <r(dot)m(dot)guerrero(at)usit(dot)uio(dot)no>
Subject: Re: pgsql: Revert the behavior of inet/cidr functions to not unpack the arg
Date: 2011-12-12 18:55:36
Message-ID: 201112121955.36976.andres@anarazel.de (view raw or flat)
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On Monday, December 12, 2011 07:48:01 PM Tom Lane wrote:
> Andres Freund <andres(at)anarazel(dot)de> writes:
> > On Monday, December 12, 2011 09:29:23 AM Heikki Linnakangas wrote:
> >> Revert the behavior of inet/cidr functions to not unpack the arguments.
> > 
> > Whats the plan to handle this wrt a stable release?
> 
> I was wondering whether we shouldn't revert the original patch
> altogether in the back branches.  As far as I'd heard, there were
> no reports of the previous coding causing real trouble, and this
> episode demonstrates that there is a possibility to make things
> worse rather than better.  I think maybe we'd better treat this
> change as something to make in HEAD only.
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