Alvaro Herrera <alvhe...@2ndquadrant.com> writes: > Tom Lane wrote: >> This name is a bit arbitrary, but most of what's there is string >> processing of some flavor or other, with some list processing thrown >> in for good measure. If anyone's got a different color to paint this >> bikeshed, please speak up.
> I wondered about the list stuff while messing about in pg_dump awhile > ago. It seems moderately okay, but not terribly generic; maybe we > should get rid of all that stuff and make ilist.c available to frontend. > Not sure how easy is that, given that AFAIR ilist uses elog. Anyway > maybe we can discuss that in the future, to avoid blocking your patch. It wouldn't be terribly hard to split the file into, say, string_utils and simple_list files. On reflection that seems like a good idea as long as we're going for cleanup rather than a one-to-one rename. regards, tom lane -- Sent via pgsql-hackers mailing list (email@example.com) To make changes to your subscription: http://www.postgresql.org/mailpref/pgsql-hackers