Tom Lane wrote:
Perhaps OID would be a good choice even though it's horribly wrong on
one level.

Either that or add unsigned numeric types to PG :-)

I would rather see this as a contrib module.

I don't really have an opinion either way. Does anyone else have thoughts on this?

There has been *zero* consensus that we need this in core, nor any
discussion about whether it might be a security hole.

ISTM if it can only be invoked by the superuser, it should be safe enough.


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