Ashutosh Bapat wrote:
> Hi All,
> While working on partition-wise join, I had to examine Relids objects
> many times. Printing the Bitmapset::words[] in binary format and then
> inferring the relids takes time and is error prone. Instead I wrote a
> function bms_to_char() which allocates a StringInfo, calls
> outBitmapset() to decode Bitmapset as a set of integers and returns
> the string. In order to examine a Relids object all one has to do is
> execute 'p bms_to_char(bms_object) under gdb.

I don't understand.  Why don't you just use "call pprint(the bitmapset)"
in the debugger?

Álvaro Herrera      
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