Andres Freund <and...@2ndquadrant.com> writes: > On 2012-12-17 12:47:41 -0500, Tom Lane wrote: >> But, if the day ever comes when 64 bits doesn't seem like enough, I bet >> we'd move to 128-bit integers, which will surely be available on all >> platforms by then. So +1 for using plain comparisons --- in fact, I'd >> vote for running around and ripping out the macros altogether. I had >> already been thinking of fixing the places that are still using memset >> to initialize XLRecPtrs to "invalid".
> I thought about that and had guessed you would be against it because it > would cause useless diversion of the branches? Otherwise I am all for > it. That's the only argument I can see against doing it --- but Heikki's patch was already pretty invasive in the same areas this would touch, so I'm thinking this won't make back-patching much worse. The notational simplification seems worth it. 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