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Re: [HACKERS] Re: [INTERFACES] retrieving varchar size

From: "Thomas G(dot) Lockhart" <lockhart(at)alumni(dot)caltech(dot)edu>
To: Bruce Momjian <maillist(at)candle(dot)pha(dot)pa(dot)us>
Cc: Byron Nikolaidis <byronn(at)insightdist(dot)com>, hannu(at)trust(dot)ee, daveh(at)insightdist(dot)com, pgsql-hackers(at)postgresql(dot)org, pgsql-interfaces(at)postgresql(dot)org
Subject: Re: [HACKERS] Re: [INTERFACES] retrieving varchar size
Date: 1998-04-27 15:20:25
Message-ID: 3544A239.FD32AF09@alumni.caltech.edu (view raw or flat)
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> > > We could pass back atttypmod as part of the PGresult.  I can add
> > > that to the TODO list.  Would that help?
> > Yes, that would do it!
> > Thank you for listening to our ravings on this issue.
> Added to TODO:
> * Add pg_attribute.atttypmod/Resdom->restypmod to PGresult structure
> This is a good suggestion.

How do we determine atttypmod for queries like

  select '123' || '456';

?? I might be able to address this with my upcoming type conversion work
but I don't know if we have enough hooks for this right now...

                        - Tom

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