On 07/07/2010 01:15 AM, Greg wrote:
> Hi Thom, well, it relates to reading/writing data using PostgreSQL
> protocol (v3). For example RowDescription message uses type OID to
> identify data type of the field. Same as with Parse message I need to
> specify OID of the parameter data type. As a result I want to declare an
> enum of all used data types and assignd PostgreSQL data type OID to
> appropriate value - so development could be a little more intuitive.
I don't think there is any promise that type OIDs will never change, but
in practice they have been stable for many releases over 10+ years.
You should, however, use the macros in pg_type.h to refer to them, e.g.
INT8OID, TEXTOID, etc.
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