On 2015-02-25 15:59:55 -0500, Tom Lane wrote:
> Andres Freund <and...@2ndquadrant.com> writes:
> > On 2015-02-25 12:08:32 -0500, Tom Lane wrote:
> >> The most obvious fix is to change "provider" to a NAME column.
> 
> > Yea. I'm not sure why that wasn't done initially. I can't really see the
> > length be an issue. How about we add an error check enforcing ascii,
> > that'll work in the back branches?
> 
> Nope, that won't help much at all.  C vs en_US for instance is different
> sort orders even with all-ASCII data.

Ick, yes. The restriction to a charset that's encodable in all server
encodings should be there additionally, but it's not sufficient :(

> Basically you're screwed if you've got different collations in different
> databases and you put anything into pg_shseclabel ...

Hrmpf.

Greetings,

Andres Freund

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