On Sun, Apr 24, 2016 at 3:02 PM, Sehrope Sarkuni <sehr...@jackdb.com> wrote:

> It'd be nice to have a stable text representation of a jsonb value with
> minimal whitespace. The latter would also save a few bytes per record in
> text output formats, on the wire, and in backups (ex: COPY ... TO STDOUT).
Attached is a *very* work in progress patch that adds a
> jsonb_compact(jsonb)::text function. It generates a text representation
> without extra whitespace but does not yet try to enforce a stable order of
> the properties within a jsonb value.
> ​
This doesn't impact backups unless you do away with the function and change
the output i/o function for the type.​  In that scenario the function is no
longer necessary.

David J.

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