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Re: [HACKERS] quote_literal with NULL

From: Tom Lane <tgl(at)sss(dot)pgh(dot)pa(dot)us>
To: "Brendan Jurd" <direvus(at)gmail(dot)com>
Cc: "Simon Riggs" <simon(at)2ndquadrant(dot)com>, pgsql-patches(at)postgresql(dot)org
Subject: Re: [HACKERS] quote_literal with NULL
Date: 2007-10-15 14:28:21
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"Brendan Jurd" <direvus(at)gmail(dot)com> writes:
> I'm all for the prevalance of sanity, but I'm not really clear on what
> about the above scenario is not sane.

Well, a situation like that just calls into question whether there's
been a mistake --- in particular whether the underlying function is
really null-safe or not.

We could remove the opr_sanity test, but to me that'd be akin to
disabling a compiler warning.  Our project policy has generally been
to write warning-free code, instead.

			regards, tom lane

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