|| at Nov 6, 2009 at 5:18 am
2009/11/5 Tom Lane <firstname.lastname@example.org>:
Pavel Stehule <email@example.com> writes:
we use a value -1 as two values: a) unknown typmod, b) unknown
location. Can we substitute it by some better identifier?
Maybe: UnknownTmod, UnknownLoc ... UnspecTmd, UnspecLoc???
Doesn't really seem worth the trouble, especially since the checks
for "unspecified" are coded as negative/nonnegative rather than
I worked on enhancing an area where typmod is used, and I had a small
problem - because it wasn't simply clean, where -1 is typmod or
This should be an idea for enhancing and increasing code quality. -1
is probably last wide used magic constant in pg.
regards, tom lane