On 1/11/17 11:25 PM, Tom Lane wrote:
> Peter Eisentraut <peter.eisentr...@2ndquadrant.com> writes:
>> There are approximately 11 copies of atooid() and 3 of oid_cmp() or
>> equivalent, and pending patches are proposing to add more.  I propose
>> these two patches to collect them in central places.
> +1 for the concept, but I'm a bit worried about putting atooid() in
> postgres_ext.h.  That's going to impose on the namespace of libpq-using
> applications, for instance.  A more conservative answer would be to
> add it to c.h.  OTOH, postgres_ext.h is where the Oid typedef lives,
> so I do see the consistency of adding this there.  Hard choice.

How about two copies: one in postgres_fe.h and one in postgres.h?

> The oid_cmp() move looks fine if we only need it on the server side.
> But doesn't pg_dump have one too?

The pg_dump one isn't a qsort comparator, though.

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