> On 12 Sep 2017, at 22:07, Tom Lane <t...@sss.pgh.pa.us> wrote: > > [ changing subject line to possibly draw more attention ] > > Mark Dilger <hornschnor...@gmail.com> writes: >>> On Apr 5, 2017, at 9:23 AM, Tom Lane <t...@sss.pgh.pa.us> wrote: >>> In short, if you are supposed to write >>> FOO *val = PG_GETARG_FOO(n); >>> then the macro designer blew it, because the name implies that it >>> returns FOO, not pointer to FOO. This should be >>> FOO *val = PG_GETARG_FOO_P(n); > >> I have written a patch to fix these macro definitions across src/ and >> contrib/. > > So to summarize, this patch proposes to rename some DatumGetFoo, > PG_GETARG_FOO, and PG_RETURN_FOO macros for these datatypes: > > NDBOX (contrib/cube) > HSTORE > LTREE and other contrib/ltree types > > PG_GETARG_ANY_ARRAY (and there are some related macros it maybe should > have touched, like PG_RETURN_EXPANDED_ARRAY) > > JSONB > > RANGE > > The contrib types don't seem like much of a problem, but I wonder > whether anyone feels that rationalizing the names for array, JSON, > or range-type macros will break too much code. > > One option if we do feel that way is that we could provide the > old names as alternatives, thus not breaking external modules. > But that seems like it's sabotaging the basic goal of improving > consistency of naming. > > If there are not objections, I plan to push forward with this.
Judging by this post, I’m updating this to “Ready for Committer”. cheers ./daniel -- Sent via pgsql-hackers mailing list (email@example.com) To make changes to your subscription: http://www.postgresql.org/mailpref/pgsql-hackers