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Re: [HACKERS] ALTER TABLE ... ADD COLUMN

From: Bruce Momjian <pgman(at)candle(dot)pha(dot)pa(dot)us>
To: Alvaro Herrera <alvherre(at)atentus(dot)com>
Cc: tgl(at)sss(dot)pgh(dot)pa(dot)us, pgsql-patches(at)postgresql(dot)org
Subject: Re: [HACKERS] ALTER TABLE ... ADD COLUMN
Date: 2002-10-19 02:09:35
Message-ID: 200210190209.g9J29ZD11281@candle.pha.pa.us (view raw or flat)
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Patch applied.  Thanks.

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Alvaro Herrera wrote:
> En Fri, 4 Oct 2002 18:21:06 -0400
> Alvaro Herrera <alvherre(at)atentus(dot)com> escribi?:
> 
> > Huh, I don't know where I got the idea you were (or someone else was?)
> > in the position that attislocal should be reset.  I'll clean everything
> > up and submit the patch I had originally made.
> 
> All right, this is it.  This patch merely checks if child tables have
> the column.  If atttypid and atttypmod are the same, the attributes'
> attinhcount is incremented; else the operation is aborted.  If child
> tables don't have the column, recursively add it.
> 
> attislocal is not touched in any case.
> 
> -- 
> Alvaro Herrera (<alvherre[a]atentus.com>)
> "El Maquinismo fue proscrito so pena de cosquilleo hasta la muerte"
> (Ijon Tichy en Viajes, Stanislaw Lem)

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