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Re: Removal of pg_variable, pg_inheritproc, pg_ipl

From: Tom Lane <tgl(at)sss(dot)pgh(dot)pa(dot)us>
To: Bruce Momjian <pgman(at)candle(dot)pha(dot)pa(dot)us>
Cc: PostgreSQL-patches <pgsql-patches(at)postgresql(dot)org>
Subject: Re: Removal of pg_variable, pg_inheritproc, pg_ipl
Date: 2001-05-15 00:16:14
Message-ID: 26647.989885774@sss.pgh.pa.us (view raw or flat)
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Bruce Momjian <pgman(at)candle(dot)pha(dot)pa(dot)us> writes:
>> Why did you remove indisclustered?
>> 
>> Useless it may be, but gratuitously breaking at least two extant clients
>> doesn't seem like a good idea ...

> I patched the clients also.  Is that a problem?

Yes.  People frequently try to use clients that aren't the same rev
as the server.  There's no good reason to remove this column at all,
and creating a version incompatibility for two major clients seems like
sufficient reason not to.

I recommend reverting that change.

			regards, tom lane

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