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Re: OIDs as keys

From: "Christopher Kings-Lynne" <chriskl(at)familyhealth(dot)com(dot)au>
To: "daniel alvarez" <d-alvarez(at)gmx(dot)de>,"Tom Lane" <tgl(at)sss(dot)pgh(dot)pa(dot)us>
Cc: "Richard Huxton" <dev(at)archonet(dot)com>,<pgsql-performance(at)postgresql(dot)org>
Subject: Re: OIDs as keys
Date: 2003-02-27 04:00:31
Message-ID: 032301c2de14$c64ccf70$6500a8c0@fhp.internal (view raw or flat)
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> daniel alvarez <d-alvarez(at)gmx(dot)de> writes:
> > Why should user-defined tables have OIDs by default?
>
> At this point it's just for historical reasons.  There actually is a
> proposal on the table to flip the default to WITHOUT OIDS, but so far
> it's not been accepted because of worries about compatibility.  See
> the pghackers archives a few weeks back.

Shall I include a patch to pg_dump that will explicitly set WITH OIDS when I
submit this SET STORAGE dumping patch?

Chris



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