Re: strcoll_l an new approach for locale per column

From: Tom Lane <tgl(at)sss(dot)pgh(dot)pa(dot)us>
To: Mahmoud Taghizadeh <m_taghi(at)yahoo(dot)com>
Cc: PostgreSQL-development <pgsql-hackers(at)postgresql(dot)org>
Subject: Re: strcoll_l an new approach for locale per column
Date: 2004-12-22 16:19:16
Message-ID: 4339.1103732356@sss.pgh.pa.us
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Mahmoud Taghizadeh <m_taghi(at)yahoo(dot)com> writes:
> as far as I investigate the glibc code, I found some
> extention function such as strcol_l and strxfrm_l that
> let you to pass locale to them. so you dont have to
> change locale repeatedly.

Sorry, but depending on glibc-only functionality is a non-starter.
We run on many platforms that use other libc implementations.
Anything not standardized by the Single Unix Spec isn't even worth
suggesting...
http://www.opengroup.org/onlinepubs/007908799/

regards, tom lane

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