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Re: one last patch - array lower and upper bound

From: Bruce Momjian <pgman(at)candle(dot)pha(dot)pa(dot)us>
To: "Nigel J(dot) Andrews" <nandrews(at)investsystems(dot)co(dot)uk>
Cc: Joe Conway <mail(at)joeconway(dot)com>, pgsql-patches(at)postgresql(dot)org
Subject: Re: one last patch - array lower and upper bound
Date: 2002-09-27 23:34:58
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The patch is saved for 7.4:

The reason it wasn't applied is because it wasn't a fully packaged
feature.  It had the array changes needed, but there was no mechanism to
install the show_group() function so I just saved it for later.


Nigel J. Andrews wrote:
> On Fri, 27 Sep 2002, Bruce Momjian wrote:
> > 
> > This has been saved for the 7.4 release:
> > 
> >
> > 
> > ---------------------------------------------------------------------------
> > 
> > Joe Conway wrote:
> > > The "Allow easy display of usernames in a group (pg_hba.conf uses groups 
> > > now)" item on the open items, and subsequent plpgsql function I sent in, 
> > > made me realize it was too hard to get the upper and lower bound of an 
> > > array. The attached creates two functions that I think will be very 
> > > useful when combined with the ability of plpgsql to return sets.
> > > ...
> Bruce,
> Is this another one of those missed patches?
> I saw this come across the Monday before the freeze at the latest. Indeed it
> was this that made me stop rushing to get my C version of this in before the
> freeze.
> BTW, I don't know if anyone did read the code I posted for comments since there
> weren't any comments made, but my version produced what I think of as a
> normalised version of pg_group with the extra benefit that is was just a
> frontend to a general function. If anyone finds it in the archives (bugger, I
> think I've deleted the source tree since doing that) I'd still appreciate
> comments on it. I posted it more for technical review/learning than for
> inclusion in the source tree.
> --
> Nigel J. Andrews

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