Robert Haas <robertmh...@gmail.com> writes: > On Fri, Dec 23, 2011 at 10:05 AM, Tom Lane <t...@sss.pgh.pa.us> wrote: >> I too think a datatype is overkill, if we're only planning on providing >> one function.
> Are there any other functions we ought to provide? Even if there are several, what exact advantage does a datatype offer over representing LSN values as numerics? It seems to me to be adding complication and extra code (I/O converters at least) for very little gain. regards, tom lane -- Sent via pgsql-hackers mailing list (firstname.lastname@example.org) To make changes to your subscription: http://www.postgresql.org/mailpref/pgsql-hackers