On 12 December 2013 12:27, Andres Freund <and...@2ndquadrant.com> wrote: > On 2013-12-11 08:13:18 -0500, Robert Haas wrote: >> 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 >> but more people >> voted against it, so it died. I still think that was a mistake, but I >> just work here. > > Ah. I missed or forgot that discussion.
Hmm, don't recall that. Just in case I opposed it, its a good idea now. -- Simon Riggs http://www.2ndQuadrant.com/ PostgreSQL Development, 24x7 Support, Training & Services -- Sent via pgsql-hackers mailing list (firstname.lastname@example.org) To make changes to your subscription: http://www.postgresql.org/mailpref/pgsql-hackers