Tom Dunstan <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> writes:
> I thought the runtime one was kinda cute, actually, but you would have 
> to have duplicate functions for the differently sized types, eg. 
> enum1_out, enum2_out etc since otherwise you wouldn't know what sized 
> parameter you were just handed.

I'm not sure that that matters really.  What you are actually going to
get handed is a Datum that IIRC is right-justified and zero-padded, so
very probably one function would work for all stored widths.  The bigger
issue I think is the surprise factor if a column gets wider over a dump
and reload.

                        regards, tom lane

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