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Re: Dblink vs calling a function that returns void

From: Tom Lane <tgl(at)sss(dot)pgh(dot)pa(dot)us>
To: Merlin Moncure <mmoncure(at)gmail(dot)com>
Cc: Boszormenyi Zoltan <zb(at)cybertec(dot)at>, pgsql-general <pgsql-general(at)postgresql(dot)org>
Subject: Re: Dblink vs calling a function that returns void
Date: 2010-03-30 16:57:08
Message-ID: 25333.1269968228@sss.pgh.pa.us (view raw or flat)
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Merlin Moncure <mmoncure(at)gmail(dot)com> writes:
>> You're overthinking the problem. Imagine void is just a datatype
>> (which it is...) This should work:

> but it isn't! void returning functions may not be queried over the
> binary protocol (why?),

Probably because we never made a send function for type void.  Might
be worth fixing someday.

			regards, tom lane

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