Tom Lane wrote:
> Joe Conway <mail(at)joeconway(dot)com> writes:
>>On a somewhat unrelated topic, I never got any feedback on the
>>unknownin/out patch and the mb_substring patch. Is there anything else I
>>need to do to get those applied?
> In my mind, the unknownin/out business was waiting on commentary from
> Tatsuo or Hiroshi on whether it was a bug for the TEXT code to be
> rejecting byte sequences that had got by the initial pq_getstr
> conversion. If it is, then we should be fixing TEXT not adding new code
> for UNKNOWN. But if TEXT's behavior is considered desirable then we'll
> need to change UNKNOWN.
OK -- I did think you wanted to change unknown regardless, so that it
would not alter the input C string in any way. The patch is basically
just that, textin/textout with the multibyte and recode code stripped out.
> Is the mb patch the one that fixes John Gray's oversight in substring?
> If so, I thought that was due to be applied. Bruce, were you going to
> do that?
Yes -- this patch fixed the MB handling in substring and was approved by
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