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Re: array_agg() NULL Handling

From: Tom Lane <tgl(at)sss(dot)pgh(dot)pa(dot)us>
To: "David E(dot) Wheeler" <david(at)kineticode(dot)com>
Cc: Pavel Stehule <pavel(dot)stehule(at)gmail(dot)com>, Thom Brown <thom(at)linux(dot)com>, David Fetter <david(at)fetter(dot)org>, PostgreSQL Hackers <pgsql-hackers(at)postgresql(dot)org>
Subject: Re: array_agg() NULL Handling
Date: 2010-09-01 18:25:51
Message-ID: 28391.1283365551@sss.pgh.pa.us (view raw or flat)
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"David E. Wheeler" <david(at)kineticode(dot)com> writes:
> On Sep 1, 2010, at 11:09 AM, Pavel Stehule wrote:
>> Then you can eliminate NULLs with simple function

> Kind of defeats the purpose of the efficiency of the aggregate.

Well, you can build your own version of array_agg with the same
implementation, except you mark the transition function as strict ...

			regards, tom lane

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