On 25 Feb 2014 08:54, "Heikki Linnakangas" <hlinnakan...@vmware.com> wrote: > > > I hope there are no applications relying on pageinspect. It's a very low-level tool. Or if someone has written a nice GUI around it, I'd like to hear about it so that I can start using it :-). > > >> I see more flexibility to keep them as they are now, as integers, >> users can always tune their queries to do this post-processing with >> to_hex for them as they've (always?) been doing. > > > Agreed. With an int4, you can more easily check for a particular bit etc.
What about making it a bit() column? What I would love to see is a function added to page inspect that takes these two fields and returns a list of symbolic names or perhaps a tuple of booleans.