On 2014-02-10 07:27:59 -0500, Andrew Dunstan wrote: > On 02/10/2014 05:05 AM, Andres Freund wrote: > >I'd suggest making the format discernible from possible different future > >formats, to allow introducing a proper binary at some later time. Maybe > >just send a int8 first, containing the format. > > > > Teodor privately suggested something similar. I was thinking of just > sending a version byte, which for now would be '\x01'. An int8 seems like > more future-proofing provision than we really need.
Hm. Isn't that just about the same? I was thinking of the c type int8, not the 64bit type. It seems cleaner to do a pg_sendint(..., 1, 1) than to do it manually inside the string. Greetings, Andres Freund -- Andres Freund 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