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Re: Binary data type with other output method

From: Andrew Dunstan <andrew(at)dunslane(dot)net>
To: Andreas 'ads' Scherbaum <adsmail(at)wars-nicht(dot)de>
Cc: pgsql-hackers(at)postgresql(dot)org
Subject: Re: Binary data type with other output method
Date: 2007-12-25 16:10:25
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Andreas 'ads' Scherbaum wrote:
> Hello all,
> i'm in the need to create a boolean datatype which returns an integer
> instead of the usual 't'/'f'. Before anyone starts to point me at
> casts: it's a lot overhead to cast some hundred occurances beside the
> source of trouble, if you forget one.
Do you really need a new datatype or just to change the output behaviour 
of the inbuilt type? That should be quite easy to do in just a few lines 
of code.



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