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Re: How many fields in a table are too many

From: Jan Wieck <JanWieck(at)Yahoo(dot)com>
To: elein(at)varlena(dot)com
Cc: Tom Lane <tgl(at)sss(dot)pgh(dot)pa(dot)us>,Bruce Momjian <pgman(at)candle(dot)pha(dot)pa(dot)us>, pgsql-general(at)postgresql(dot)org
Subject: Re: How many fields in a table are too many
Date: 2003-06-29 13:05:17
Message-ID: 3EFEE40D.6050405@Yahoo.com (view raw or flat)
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elein wrote:
> Re: attribute ordering
> 
> The column presentation issue maybe should be 
> cross referenced with the problem with rowtypes
> where the referenced table has dropped columns.
> This is the one where in plpgsql you do a select *
> into a rowtype of a table with dropped columns
> you get a mismatch on the types.  Implementing
> the presentation ordering will probably give a 
> solution to the rowtype problem.

Recompiling the function should be totally sufficient. That you mention 
this as a problem indicates that you have self modifying code or are 
developing on your production system. Which of them is it?


Jan

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