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Re: [COMMITTERS] pgsql-server/ oc/src/sgml/ref/alter_table.sgml ...

From: Bruce Momjian <pgman(at)candle(dot)pha(dot)pa(dot)us>
To: Tom Lane <tgl(at)svr1(dot)postgresql(dot)org>
Cc: PostgreSQL-development <pgsql-hackers(at)postgreSQL(dot)org>
Subject: Re: [COMMITTERS] pgsql-server/ oc/src/sgml/ref/alter_table.sgml ...
Date: 2004-03-23 20:03:34
Message-ID: 200403232003.i2NK3Y418521@candle.pha.pa.us (view raw or flat)
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Tom Lane wrote:
> CVSROOT:	/cvsroot
> Module name:	pgsql-server
> Changes by:	tgl(at)svr1(dot)postgresql(dot)org	04/03/23 15:35:17
> 
> Modified files:
> 	doc/src/sgml/ref: alter_table.sgml 
> 	src/backend/bootstrap: bootparse.y 
> 	src/backend/catalog: heap.c 
> 	src/backend/commands: cluster.c tablecmds.c 
> 	src/backend/executor: execMain.c 
> 	src/backend/tcop: utility.c 
> 	src/include/catalog: heap.h 
> 	src/include/commands: tablecmds.h 
> 	src/test/regress/expected: alter_table.out 
> 	src/test/regress/sql: alter_table.sql 
> 
> Log message:
> 	Upgrade ALTER TABLE DROP COLUMN so that it can drop an OID column, and
> 	remove separate implementation of ALTER TABLE SET WITHOUT OIDS in favor
> 	of doing a regular DROP.  Also, cause CREATE TABLE to account completely
> 	correctly for the inheritance status of the OID column.  This fixes
> 	problems with dropping OID columns that have dependencies, as noted by
> 	Christopher Kings-Lynne, as well as making sure that you can't drop an
> 	OID column that was inherited from a parent.

Does removing SET WITHOUT OIDS cause compatibility problems?  I don't
imagine it is used very much.

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