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Re: TODO item: columns of Views: show properties

From: Darko Prenosil <darko(dot)prenosil(at)finteh(dot)hr>
To: Andreas Pflug <pgadmin(at)pse-consulting(dot)de>
Cc: pgadmin-hackers(at)postgresql(dot)org
Subject: Re: TODO item: columns of Views: show properties
Date: 2004-08-17 09:25:36
Message-ID: 200408171125.36094.darko.prenosil@finteh.hr (view raw or flat)
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On Tuesday 17 August 2004 03:02, Andreas Pflug wrote:
> Darko Prenosil wrote:
> > I see in todo an item:
> >     columns of Views: show properties
> >
> > and maybe I have a solution. I have written a "c" (backend) function that
> > can return the same structure as "pg_class" for any query, and that means
> > indirectly that it can return all columns definitions for view too. It is
> > important that it can tell for each column to which table it belongs.
> > Concerning pgAdmin already has some server-side functions, could this be
> > a solution ?
>
> No, server-side support functions are really only the very last solution
> to consider. pgAdmin3 should run out-of-the-box as much as possible.
> What has to be done is put all applicable table subitems under view also.
>
>

In that case I have no idea how to do it :-( 
In server-side function I can use parser interface to obtain all column 
definitions, have no idea how to do it on the client side.

Regards !

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