On 10/31/17 10:56, Tom Lane wrote:
>> Some functions have a strtol()-like behavior
>> where they take in a const char * and return a pointer into that as
>> another argument.  In those cases, I added a cast or two.
> ... but I'm not sure that it's an improvement in cases where you have to
> cast away the const somewhere else.  I realize that strtol has an ancient
> pedigree, but I do not think it's very good design.

Would you prefer leaving the input argument as char *, or change the
endptr argument to const as well?

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