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Re: Do the datatypes have set id/oid that are constant?

From: Tom Lane <tgl(at)sss(dot)pgh(dot)pa(dot)us>
To: Mark Worsdall <mysql(at)wizdom(dot)org(dot)uk>
Cc: pgsql-admin(at)postgresql(dot)org
Subject: Re: Do the datatypes have set id/oid that are constant?
Date: 2002-09-16 13:21:58
Message-ID: 26058.1032182518@sss.pgh.pa.us (view raw or flat)
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Mark Worsdall <mysql(at)wizdom(dot)org(dot)uk> writes:
> I was wandering if the oid's for the datatypes are the same for every 
> installation of postgres?

Built-in datatypes will have the same OIDs in every installation of a
given version (and, in practice, they generally don't change across
versions either).  Types created after initdb will have variable OIDs.

			regards, tom lane

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