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Re: Problem with dump/restore and inheritance

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: Chris Dunlop <chris(at)onthe(dot)net(dot)au>, pgsql-bugs(at)postgresql(dot)org
Subject: Re: Problem with dump/restore and inheritance
Date: 2006-02-25 03:40:31
Message-ID: 200602250340.k1P3eV815486@candle.pha.pa.us (view raw or flat)
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Tom Lane wrote:
> Chris Dunlop <chris(at)onthe(dot)net(dot)au> writes:
> > One way or the other, I think either allowing the inherited
> > constraints to be dropped, or the inability of pg_dump to
> > correctly dump the resulting schema, should be considered a bug
> > rather than a lacking feature, as the current situation results
> > in problematical restores.  Is there a "known bugs" list?
> 
> I agree that allowing inherited constraints to be dropped is a bug.
> We don't really have a "known bugs" list other than the TODO list,
> which presently includes
> 
> 	o %Disallow dropping of an inherited constraint
> 	o %Prevent child tables from altering or dropping constraints 
>           like CHECK that were inherited from the parent table
> 
> (Which looks a bit redundant to me, but that's what Bruce has listed.)

Thanks, first one removed.

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