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Re: Missing doc on expression format for ALTER TABLE

From: Josh Berkus <josh(at)agliodbs(dot)com>
To: Tom Lane <tgl(at)sss(dot)pgh(dot)pa(dot)us>
Cc: pgsql-docs(at)postgresql(dot)org
Subject: Re: Missing doc on expression format for ALTER TABLE
Date: 2005-03-28 01:11:43
Message-ID: 200503271711.44046.josh@agliodbs.com (view raw or flat)
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Tom,

> 	ALTER [ COLUMN ] column TYPE type [ USING expression ]
>
> Surely you're not expecting it to repeat the complete syntax for
> <expression>.

Well, yes, actually.  Where in the documentation is a type conversion 
expression defined?   Do we use NEW and OLD?  Or the name of the column?  Or 
something else?

-- 
--Josh

Josh Berkus
Aglio Database Solutions
San Francisco

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