Magnus Hagander wrote:
> On Mon, Feb 12, 2007 at 11:19:14PM -0500, Tom Lane wrote:
> > Gregory Stark <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> writes:
> > By my count there are only 170 uses of VARATT_SIZEP in the entire
> > backend (including contrib) so this is not an especially daunting
> > change.  It would break existing user-written functions that return
> > varlena values, but the fix wouldn't be painful for them either.
> Could the "new style" macros be back-ported to previous releases in case
> we do this? That way module maintainers wouldn't need to maintain
> two different sets of code for it - they could use the new style and
> just compile it against an older version of pg?

Yes, Tom and I talked about this.  It could appear in the next minor
release of all branches.

  Bruce Momjian  <[EMAIL PROTECTED]>

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