> -----Original Message-----
> From: Brage Førland [mailto:brage(at)zoo(dot)uib(dot)no]
> Sent: 12 February 2003 14:56
> To: pgadmin-hackers(at)postgresql(dot)org
> Subject: [pgadmin-hackers] Database Migration Wizard and Sequences.
> Are there any reasons why the data migration plugin always
> converts the type of the field to INT8?
Some people asked and it seemed like a good idea at the time :-)
> This can be a bit
> annoying if there are foreign keys of type INT4 which refers
> to the fields. The default behaviour in PostgreSQL is to
> create new serial columns of type int4.
Yes, this caused me a *major* headache a while ago.
> I suggest you keep the type of the field, and only change it
> only according to the type map.
Patch applied, thanks.
> Another small annoyance is that the plugin uses "_key" to
> name the sequences. Could this be changed to "_seq" to be
> consistent with the SERIAL type in PostgreSQL?
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