hi tom thanks for reply.
im trying to provide inheritance for data types (domains), not tables. i will look into the syntax associated with domains as data types does not include an inheritance function (or so i think).
----- Original Message -----
From: "Tom Lane" <tgl(at)sss(dot)pgh(dot)pa(dot)us>
To: "Andrew Thorley" <andrew(dot)thorley(at)linuxmail(dot)org>
Subject: Re: [SQL] Type Inheritance
Date: Fri, 26 Nov 2004 13:14:07 -0500
> "Andrew Thorley" <andrew(dot)thorley(at)linuxmail(dot)org> writes:
> > Does anyone know how to implement type inheritance in postgresql? in oracle you just use the word UNDER in ur code i.e:
> > CREATE TYPE test2_UDT UNDER test1_UDT AS (abc INT);
> If you had said what this *does*, we might be better able to help.
> But take a look at CREATE DOMAIN, as well as the INHERITS and LIKE
> options in CREATE TABLE. Some part of that might be close to what
> you are looking for.
> regards, tom lane
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