> Bruce Momjian <maillist(at)candle(dot)pha(dot)pa(dot)us> writes:
> > I believe Tom Lane has fixed this.
> >> On Sun, 26 Jul 1998, Tom Lane wrote:
> >>>> DROP INDEX fails on overlength table names:
> No, I have *not* fixed it, I only complained about it ;-).
> I like your idea of truncating names to 31 characters in the parser;
> this should solve the problem globally. (Most likely, if DROP INDEX
> has a bug then the same bug may exist elsewhere as well.)
> Is the limit 31 not 32?
31. Used to be 32 around 6.0, but all the code to compare non-null
terminated strings in the backend just wasn't worth it.
Bruce Momjian | 830 Blythe Avenue
maillist(at)candle(dot)pha(dot)pa(dot)us | Drexel Hill, Pennsylvania 19026
+ If your life is a hard drive, | (610) 353-9879(w)
+ Christ can be your backup. | (610) 853-3000(h)
In response to
pgsql-hackers by date
|Next:||From: Jan Wieck||Date: 1998-08-23 08:36:10|
|Subject: Re: [HACKERS] New Developer's FAQ item|
|Previous:||From: Oliver Elphick||Date: 1998-08-22 16:58:02|
|Subject: Can I distinguish identically named columns in joined tables?|