Tom Lane wrote:
> Alvaro Herrera <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> writes:
> > Interesting.  I wonder why the function is not defined instead with OUT
> > parameters.
> Because bootstrap mode isn't capable of dealing with array columns,
> so you can't define stuff in pg_proc.h that sets up an array of OUT
> parameter types.  I tried to apply that idea for the pg_locks function
> a month or two ago, but it blew up in my face :-(.
> It'd be nice to fix this sometime, but not while we are so far past
> feature freeze.

The patch includes documentation about the meaning the return values,
and I think that is good enough.

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