On 10/25/16 1:38 AM, Haribabu Kommi wrote:
> Here I attached the first version of patch that supports both EUI-48 and
> EUI-64 type
> Mac addresses with a single datatype called macaddr. This is an variable
> length
> datatype similar like inet. It can store both 6 and 8 byte addresses.
> Variable length
> type is used because in case in future, if MAC address gets enhanced,
> still this type
> can support without breaking DISK compatibility.

Since the world knows the 6-byte variant as MAC-48, shouldn't it be
renamed to macaddr48 or even mac48?

> Currently the patch lacks of documentation. Comments?

For patches like this, it would be good if you included a mock commit
message so that someone who comes in late knows what's going on.

Peter Eisentraut              http://www.2ndQuadrant.com/
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