On Mon, 15 Apr 2002 18:59:17 -0400 (EDT)
"Bruce Momjian" <pgman(at)candle(dot)pha(dot)pa(dot)us> wrote:
> Neil Conway wrote:
> > The attached patch allows views to have default values. You can't
> > specify a default value within a CREATE VIEW statement, it must be
> > done using ALTER TABLE ... ALTER COLUMN ... SET DEFAULT after the
> > view has already been created. Most of the hard work was done by
> > Tom Lane, I just patched pg_dump and updated the documentation.
> I am confused. I didn't think we could insert into views. Can we?
No, but you can if you create a rule to handle the insertion for you
There is more discussion of this patch on -hackers, in the thread
"rules and default values".
Neil Conway <neilconway(at)rogers(dot)com>
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