Robert Haas wrote: > Yeah, I think it's dead certain that such code exists, and, ahem, not > only in our tree. I suspect that EDB is not the only organization > that has written code that involves comparing error levels. Putting > the flags in the low-order bits seems like it might be workable, but I > think using a high-order bit is right out.
We could redefine elevel as a struct when assertions are enabled, and provide functions to do the < comparisons in that case; they would reduce to regular integers when assertions are disabled. That would raise compile-time errors in all places that need to be updated. -- Álvaro Herrera http://www.2ndQuadrant.com/ PostgreSQL Development, 24x7 Support, Remote DBA, Training & Services -- Sent via pgsql-hackers mailing list (email@example.com) To make changes to your subscription: http://www.postgresql.org/mailpref/pgsql-hackers