Gregory Stark <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> writes: > "Tom Lane" <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> writes: >> ... So maybe the right thing is that >> CREATE OR REPLACE LANGUAGE can change "inessential" properties of an >> existing language, but not the core properties --- which might only be >> the handler function, though you could make a case for the validator and >> the trusted flag as well.
> I'm not so sure. What about if a PL language wants to include a version number > in the language handler? Or if a new version has to change the name for some > reason -- perhaps they discover that the old name doesn't work on some linkers > for some reason. Not sure that I find those cases convincing. Remember that what CREATE OR REPLACE LANGUAGE is going to be referring to is the handler function's SQL-level name; there's already a layer of indirection between it and link-level issues. regards, tom lane -- Sent via pgsql-patches mailing list (email@example.com) To make changes to your subscription: http://www.postgresql.org/mailpref/pgsql-patches