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Re: pgsql-server: Make the world very nearly safe for composite-type

From: Bruce Momjian <pgman(at)candle(dot)pha(dot)pa(dot)us>
To: Tom Lane <tgl(at)sss(dot)pgh(dot)pa(dot)us>
Cc: pgsql-committers(at)postgresql(dot)org
Subject: Re: pgsql-server: Make the world very nearly safe for composite-type
Date: 2004-06-05 05:02:50
Message-ID: 200406050502.i5552oi13623@candle.pha.pa.us (view raw or flat)
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Tom Lane wrote:
> Bruce Momjian <pgman(at)candle(dot)pha(dot)pa(dot)us> writes:
> > Does this complete this TODO item?
> > 	* Support composite types as table columns
> 
> Was "we surely cannot ship them like this" not clear enough?
> 
> >> If you dike out the preventive check in CheckAttributeType(),
> >> composite-type columns now seem to actually work.  However, we surely
> >> cannot ship them like this --- without I/O for composite types, you
> >> can't get pg_dump to dump tables containing them.  So a little more
> >> work still to do.

My question is whether we are getting closer to completing this item.

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