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Re: [HACKERS] [COMMITTERS] pgsql: Change FETCH/MOVE to use int8.

From: Tom Lane <tgl(at)sss(dot)pgh(dot)pa(dot)us>
To: Bruce Momjian <bruce(at)momjian(dot)us>
Cc: pgsql-hackers(at)postgresql(dot)org, PostgreSQL-patches <pgsql-patches(at)postgresql(dot)org>
Subject: Re: [HACKERS] [COMMITTERS] pgsql: Change FETCH/MOVE to use int8.
Date: 2006-09-03 04:49:41
Message-ID: 8994.1157258981@sss.pgh.pa.us (view raw or flat)
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Bruce Momjian <bruce(at)momjian(dot)us> writes:
> Tom Lane wrote:
>> There is *no* credible use case for this (hint: MOVE FORWARD/BACKWARD
>> ALL does not need this to work for >2G tables).

> Already done because of bad coding.  You want the TODO item removed too?

As I said, I see no use case for it.  Maybe if Moore's Law holds up for
another five or ten years, it'll look like a useful feature then ...

			regards, tom lane

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