> I'm thinking of removing the datatype "filename", which is a fixed-size
> array of 256 characters with no support functions other than input and
> output converters. Apparently it was once used in the system tables,
> but it is so no longer AFAICT. Since it's fixed-length, it cannot be
> made TOASTable, which makes it substantially inferior to type "text"
> for any purpose that I can think of.
> Anyone using this type?
I vote for removal.
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