* Robert Haas (robertmh...@gmail.com) wrote: > A CIDR address defines a range all by itself, without packing any > other type on top. It just needs GIST support, and an indexable > operator for "contains or is contained by"; then, you can define an > exclusion constraint over a CIDR column to enforce a > no-duplicate-or-overlapping-IP-ranges rule. I started working on that > at one point, but I didn't have as much enthusiasm as the task needed > so I gave up before accomplishing anything particularly useful.
Erm, isn't there a contrib type that already does all that for you..? ip4r or whatever? Just saying, if you're looking for that capability.. I do think it'd be kind of interesting to offer both that and a straight-up 'ip_address' type w/ range types.. Thanks, Stephen
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