On 3/4/15 10:28 PM, Tom Lane wrote: > Peter Eisentraut <pete...@gmx.net> writes: >> On 2/13/15 10:20 AM, Teodor Sigaev wrote: >>> Some of users of intarray contrib module wish to use its features with >>> another kind of arrays, not only for int4 type. Suggested module >>> generalizes intarray over other (not all) types op pgsql. > >> I think this module should be merged with the intarray module. Having >> two modules with very similar functionality would be confusing. > > Perhaps. I think it would be hard to remove intarray without breaking > things for existing users of it; even if the functionality remains under > another name. And surely we don't want to generalize intarray while > keeping that same name. So it might be hard to get to a clean solution.
Maybe we could have the anyarray module (name TBD) install two extensions: one of its own, and one that is named intarray that just pulls anyarray in as a dependency. There are more fundamental questions to be answered about the functionality of this proposal first, however. -- Sent via pgsql-hackers mailing list (firstname.lastname@example.org) To make changes to your subscription: http://www.postgresql.org/mailpref/pgsql-hackers