On 23 June 2016 at 08:53, Tom Lane <t...@sss.pgh.pa.us> wrote: > I wrote: >> David Rowley <david.row...@2ndquadrant.com> writes: >>> I've gone and implemented the dummy argument approach for >>> deserialization functions. > >> How do you feel about the further idea of locking down the signatures >> to be exactly "serialize(internal) returns bytea" and "deserialize(bytea, >> internal) returns internal", and removing pg_aggregate.aggserialtype? >> I don't see very much value in allowing any other nominal transmission >> type besides bytea; and the less flexibility in these function signatures, >> the less chance of confusion/misuse of other internal-related functions.
I don't object to removing it. If we find a use for non-bytea serial types down the line, then we can add it again. > Not hearing any objections, pushed that way. Many thanks for committing those fixes. -- David Rowley http://www.2ndQuadrant.com/ PostgreSQL Development, 24x7 Support, Training & Services -- Sent via pgsql-hackers mailing list (firstname.lastname@example.org) To make changes to your subscription: http://www.postgresql.org/mailpref/pgsql-hackers