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Re: [HACKERS] Re: DBD::Pg installation seems to fail with 7.1 libs

From: Frank Jördens <frank(at)joerdens(dot)de>
To: Thomas Lockhart <lockhart(at)alumni(dot)caltech(dot)edu>
Cc: Tom Lane <tgl(at)sss(dot)pgh(dot)pa(dot)us>, pgsql-interfaces(at)postgresql(dot)org
Subject: Re: [HACKERS] Re: DBD::Pg installation seems to fail with 7.1 libs
Date: 2000-11-13 11:27:13
Message-ID: 3A0FD011.4D4B260C@joerdens.de (view raw or flat)
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Thomas Lockhart wrote:
> 
> > Thomas, you've been muttering about altering the type resolution rules
> > so that "unknown" will be treated as "text" when all else fails.  Are
> > you planning to commit such a thing for 7.1?  If not, I'll probably have
> > to hack up parse_coerce.c's select_common_type(), along the lines of
> 
> I'm *finally* getting several patches together, to do the following
> things:
> 
> o Fix the type resolution for unknown function arguments to fall back to
> "text" or a string type, if available. Previously discussed.

Can this be expected to be found in the 7.1 snapshot release anytime
soon? Otherwise I would have to continue developing my app on 7.0.x,
which is not so good because eventually I will be requiring TOAST and
I'd like to run into 7.1 related trouble - should there be such a thing
;) - as early as possible.

Many Thanks, Frank

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