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Re: [PATCHES] Non-colliding auto generated names

From: "Christopher Kings-Lynne" <chriskl(at)familyhealth(dot)com(dot)au>
To: "Rod Taylor" <rbt(at)rbt(dot)ca>, "Tom Lane" <tgl(at)sss(dot)pgh(dot)pa(dot)us>
Cc: "Bruce Momjian" <pgman(at)candle(dot)pha(dot)pa(dot)us>,"Hackers" <pgsql-hackers(at)postgresql(dot)org>
Subject: Re: [PATCHES] Non-colliding auto generated names
Date: 2003-03-06 02:04:58
Message-ID: 028201c2e384$ca0b1f70$6500a8c0@fhp.internal (view raw or flat)
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> I think we should stick with the existing naming convention.  The only
> actual problem that's been pointed out here is that an ALTER TABLE
> (or COLUMN) RENAME on a serial column doesn't update the sequence name
> to match.  Seems to me we could fix that with less effort than any of
> these solutions would take, and it wouldn't break existing applications.

Non-colliding?  Otherwise, it'd be ludicrous to fail a table rename because
a sequence with the new name already exists...

Chris


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