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Re: Any reason to have heap_(de)formtuple?

From: Kris Jurka <books(at)ejurka(dot)com>
To: Tom Lane <tgl(at)sss(dot)pgh(dot)pa(dot)us>
Cc: Zdenek Kotala <Zdenek(dot)Kotala(at)Sun(dot)COM>, Alvaro Herrera <alvherre(at)commandprompt(dot)com>, PostgreSQL-development <pgsql-hackers(at)postgresql(dot)org>
Subject: Re: Any reason to have heap_(de)formtuple?
Date: 2008-10-27 23:56:26
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On Thu, 23 Oct 2008, Kris Jurka wrote:

> The problem with trying to deprecate it is that the vast majority of the 
> backend is still using the old interfaces, so people looking for 
> inspiration for their external modules will likely end up using the old 
> interface.  Like Alvaro I started this conversion a while ago, got 
> bored, and forgot about it. If people do want this conversion done while 
> keeping the old interface around, I can track down that patch, update it 
> and finish it up for the next CommitFest.

Here's a patch that changes everything over to the the new API and 
implements the old API by calling the new API.

Kris Jurka

Attachment: use-new-heaptuple-api.patch.gz
Description: application/octet-stream (28.0 KB)

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