On Sun, Feb 7, 2016 at 8:03 AM, Peter Geoghegan <p...@heroku.com> wrote: > On Sat, Feb 6, 2016 at 2:11 PM, Tom Lane <t...@sss.pgh.pa.us> wrote: >> Remember that the effects of typedef names are >> *global*, so far as pgindent is concerned; not only varlena.c will >> be affected. > > I'll remember that in the future. > >> 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. > > I suggest "VarString". All the text SortSupport routines were renamed > to match a pattern of "varstr.*" as part of the commit you mention. > > The implication that was intended by the rename is that the relevant > routines are responsible for about the same cases as the cases handled > by varstr_cmp(). I tend to mostly think of the text type when looking > at varstr_cmp(), but it's also used by jsonb, for example, as well as > char(n). It has a broader purpose; it is used by collatable types > generally. So, a rename to "VarString" probably makes sense, > independent of your pgindent concern. > > If this sounds like a good idea, I'll produce a patch soon.
VarString is OK with me - I'm not personally wedded to any specific proposal here. -- 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