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Re: [HACKERS] UNION not allowed in sub-selects?

From: Bruce Momjian <pgman(at)candle(dot)pha(dot)pa(dot)us>
To: Oliver Elphick <olly(at)lfix(dot)co(dot)uk>
Cc: pgsql-hackers(at)postgreSQL(dot)org
Subject: Re: [HACKERS] UNION not allowed in sub-selects?
Date: 1999-11-30 03:54:37
Message-ID: 199911300354.WAA26499@candle.pha.pa.us (view raw or flat)
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This is already on TODO list.

> In 6.5.3, it seems that UNION is not allowed inside a sub-select:
> 
> bray=> select p.id, p.name, a.town from person* as p, address as a
> bray=> where p.id in
> bray-> (select id from customer union select id from supplier);
> ERROR:  parser: parse error at or near "union"
> 
> The same applies to EXCEPT and INTERSECT.
> 
> Is this a permanent feature, an oversight, or something already on the TODO
> list?
> 
> 
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