On Sat, Feb 6, 2016 at 5:11 PM, Tom Lane <t...@sss.pgh.pa.us> wrote: > I see that commit b47b4dbf6 added this to varlena.c: > > typedef struct varlena string; > > This is a remarkably bad idea. It will cause pgindent to do strange > things anywhere it sees a variable or field named "string", of which > we have quite a few. Remember that the effects of typedef names are > *global*, so far as pgindent is concerned; not only varlena.c will > be affected. > > Please rename this typedef with some less-generic name. Probably > some of the other identifiers added in the same commit should be > adjusted to match.
Oops. I didn't foresee that outcome. I'm not sure offhand what else to call it, but I suppose we can come up with something. "charactertype", maybe? -- Robert Haas EnterpriseDB: http://www.enterprisedb.com The Enterprise PostgreSQL Company -- Sent via pgsql-hackers mailing list (email@example.com) To make changes to your subscription: http://www.postgresql.org/mailpref/pgsql-hackers