Gregory Stark wrote:
> 2) Replace VARATT* macros to store and retrieve the toast bits in a manner
>    that will work for variable length headers. This either means storing the
>    bits at the least-significant position or using network byte order.
>    If we want to allow storing >1 headers unaligned which I think would be
>    good then I still think we have to read them using bytewise lookups -- ie
>    by casting to (char*). That means network byte order or using the low order
>    bits is equally efficient.

I think the plan was to have the macro code conditional on big-little
endian.  We can deal with doing >1 headers unaligned at some future
date if we feel we need it, and the macros will make it transparent.

  Bruce Momjian  <[EMAIL PROTECTED]>

  + If your life is a hard drive, Christ can be your backup. +

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