On Thu, Feb 22, 2018 at 08:00:45PM -0500, Demitri Muna wrote:
> Ah, I wasn’t aware of implicit coercion. Yes, that solves the problem 
> perfectly, thanks.
> Out of curiosity, how does one read a numeric type from within a C
> extension (i.e. get a number value out of the Datum type)? I ask as I
> was unable to find an example and there are a few open questions on
> Stack Overflow
> (e.g. 
> https://stackoverflow.com/questions/12588554/postgres-c-function-passing-returning-numerics).

PG_GETARG_NUMERIC(), no? When working on implementing your own data
types or when hacking out functions which manipulate arguments of an
existing datatype, looking at the input and output functions help a
lot.  In your case, numeric_in and numeric_out in
src/backend/utils/adt/numeric.c is full of hints.

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