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Re: Comments on Database Broken

From: Bruce Momjian <pgman(at)candle(dot)pha(dot)pa(dot)us>
To: pholben(at)greatbridge(dot)com, pgsql-bugs(at)postgresql(dot)org
Subject: Re: Comments on Database Broken
Date: 2001-05-22 11:38:49
Message-ID: 200105221138.f4MBcne28920@candle.pha.pa.us (view raw or flat)
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Good analysis.  Database comments are particularly tricky because
pg_description exists in every database, but is unique.  To fix this, we
would need a global pg_description table that would be used _just_ for
database comments.

> Patricia Holben (pholben(at)greatbridge(dot)com) reports a bug with a
> severity of 3 The lower the number the more severe it is.
> 
> Short Description Comments on Database Broken
> 
> Long Description When comments are added to a database (testdb
> in this example) (either at the point of creation or using the
> "comment on database ..." command) they may be stored either at
> the system level or within the individual database storage area.
> Depending on how the user is connected, the "\l+" command may
> show the system comment on testdb (connected to template1 for
> example) OR the self-applied comment on testdb (connected to
> testdb) OR the local comment on testdb (connected to a different
> db which has made comments on what the other dbs are).  When a
> pg_dumpall command is executed, the dbs are dropped, and then
> the dump file is reloaded, only the self-applied comments exist
> anymore.  Mainly this is just confusing.  Maybe they should only
> exist in the system area  but be accessible to all.
> 
> Sample Code
> 
> 
> No file was uploaded with this report
> 
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