On Fri, Mar 31, 2017 at 1:24 PM, Andres Freund <and...@anarazel.de> wrote: > The covering indexes patch  really needs a version of > heap_form_tuple/index_form_tuple that allows to specify the number of > columns in the to-be generated tuple. Previously the faster expression > evaluation stuff could also have benefited form the same for both > forming and deforming tuples. > > It's obviously trivial to add, codewise. > > I think for index_form_tuple we can just add a parameter, but for > heap_form_tuple/heap_deform_tuple that'd probably break a number of > external users. How about adding _ex variants that allow to specify > that?
I think our usual practice is _extended rather than just _ex, but no objections otherwise. -- Robert Haas EnterpriseDB: http://www.enterprisedb.com The Enterprise PostgreSQL Company -- Sent via pgsql-hackers mailing list (email@example.com) To make changes to your subscription: http://www.postgresql.org/mailpref/pgsql-hackers