On Wed, Dec 11, 2013 at 7:41 AM, Andres Freund <and...@2ndquadrant.com> wrote: > There's already a couple of SQL function dealing with XLogRecPtrs and > the logical replication work will add a couple of more. Currently each > of those funtions taking/returning an LSN does sprintf/scanf to > print/parse the strings. Which both is awkward and potentially > noticeable performancewise. > > It seems relatively simple to add a proper type, with implicit casts > from text, instead?
I'm pretty sure that this was discussed last year, and I voted for it -- except for the implicit casts part, perhaps -- but more people voted against it, so it died. I still think that was a mistake, but I just work here. -- Robert Haas EnterpriseDB: http://www.enterprisedb.com The Enterprise PostgreSQL Company -- Sent via pgsql-hackers mailing list (email@example.com) To make changes to your subscription: http://www.postgresql.org/mailpref/pgsql-hackers