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Re: Summary: what to do about INET/CIDR

From: Tom Lane <tgl(at)sss(dot)pgh(dot)pa(dot)us>
To: Larry Rosenman <ler(at)lerctr(dot)org>
Cc: Alex Pilosov <alex(at)pilosoft(dot)com>, Peter Eisentraut <peter_e(at)gmx(dot)net>, pgsql-hackers(at)postgresql(dot)org
Subject: Re: Summary: what to do about INET/CIDR
Date: 2000-10-27 22:29:56
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Larry Rosenman <ler(at)lerctr(dot)org> writes:
> I.E. for select network('')
> I get 

To my mind that should be done with host(), not network().  If you strip
the masklen information then what you have is no longer a network
specification, so expecting a function named network() to behave that
way strikes me as bizarre.

			regards, tom lane

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