On Thu, 13 Jan 2005, Tom Lane wrote:
> "Marc G. Fournier" <scrappy(at)postgresql(dot)org> writes:
>> What the client did was a 'delete from pg_attribute where ... ' ...
> [ blink... ] Well, that sort of thing is definitely a candidate for the
> Darwin Award, but what exactly was the WHERE clause?
We were working on removing a 'botched' erserver install, to put slony
into place, and he didn't realize the ramifications of modifying system
files directly :(
>> I'm still searching the 'net to see if there is somethign that I've
>> overlooked ... but everything so far is drawing a deadend ... can someone
>> suggest a web page I should read, a tool I could use, or something, to get
>> the data out of this, that I'm not finding? Or some way of 'fixing' relid
>> 16396? :)
> [ select 16396::regclass... ] pg_am? You may be in luck, because that
> is the one solitary system catalog that no one ever changes. If that's
> all that got hit you might have a chance. What I'm wondering is just
> exactly what the extent of the damage was.
'k, I can try that in the morning and see ...
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