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Re: ALTER TABLE x ALTER COLUMN y TYPE z

From: Tom Lane <tgl(at)sss(dot)pgh(dot)pa(dot)us>
To: "Kevin Grittner" <Kevin(dot)Grittner(at)wicourts(dot)gov>
Cc: pgsql-docs(at)postgresql(dot)org
Subject: Re: ALTER TABLE x ALTER COLUMN y TYPE z
Date: 2006-03-22 18:36:57
Message-ID: 18290.1143052617@sss.pgh.pa.us (view raw or flat)
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"Kevin Grittner" <Kevin(dot)Grittner(at)wicourts(dot)gov> writes:
> On this page:
> http://www.postgresql.org/docs/8.1/interactive/sql-altertable.html
> ...
> I think the user comment should be removed, unless there is some
> benefit to using the multi-step process.

There isn't, and I agree it should go.  The comment seems to have been
attached to both 7.4 and 8.1 at the same time --- it is useful for 7.4,
but not later versions.

			regards, tom lane

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