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Re: with vs without oids in pg_catalog.*

From: Tom Lane <tgl(at)sss(dot)pgh(dot)pa(dot)us>
To: Fabien COELHO <coelho(at)cri(dot)ensmp(dot)fr>
Cc: PostgreSQL Developers <pgsql-hackers(at)postgresql(dot)org>
Subject: Re: with vs without oids in pg_catalog.*
Date: 2004-03-30 19:04:15
Message-ID: 11045.1080673455@sss.pgh.pa.us (view raw or flat)
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Fabien COELHO <coelho(at)cri(dot)ensmp(dot)fr> writes:
> I notice that some tables in pg_catalog have oids, and some do not have
> them (e.g. pg_attribute, pg_group, pg_shadow...).

That's not a bug, it's a feature.  We don't use up OIDs on tables that
don't need them.

			regards, tom lane

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