2012/5/3 Tom Lane <tgl(at)sss(dot)pgh(dot)pa(dot)us>:
> Andrew Dunstan <andrew(at)dunslane(dot)net> writes:
>> You guys seem to be taking the original proposal off into the weeds. I
>> have often wanted to be able to use LIKE in type expressions, and I'd
>> like to see exactly that implemented.
> This notion of "anytypename" is utterly unworkable anyway; there's no
> way for the parser to know soon enough that a given argument position
> needs to be read as a type name rather than a normal expression.
> You could conceivably make it work with the argument being a regtype
> literal (ie, quoted); but that seems at least as klugy as what hstore
> is doing.
type identifier is same identifier like other - but I have no
prototype now, so I don't know if there is some trap
I remember so I though about using CAST keyword too
some like SELECT CAST( populate_record(hstore_value) AS type)
> regards, tom lane
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