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Re: alter table bug

From: Andreas Pflug <pgadmin(at)pse-consulting(dot)de>
To: Ivan <Ivan-Sun1(at)mail(dot)ru>
Cc: pgadmin-support(at)postgresql(dot)org
Subject: Re: alter table bug
Date: 2004-12-11 17:30:54
Message-ID: 41BB2ECE.1030705@pse-consulting.de (view raw or flat)
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Ivan wrote:
> Hello,
> 
> I found a bug in PgAdminIII 1.2.0 (Nov 29 2004) for Win XP
> 
> I open the table properties diaog,
> suppose that in a columns tab i have the
> column "description" of type text.
> I click remove button, then add a column
> with name "description" and type varchar,
> set the length of this fiels 256.
> 
> When I open SQL tab i see folowing text
> 
> ALTER TABLE test ADD COLUMN description varchar(256);
> ALTER TABLE test DROP COLUMN description;
> 
> - changes are in wrong order!!!!

This results from the internal mechanism of dropped column detection. I 
wonder if it's worth redesigning the stuff to avoid this quite rare 
situations (which can be avoided easily by doing it in two steps).


> P.S. It would be great if snapshot page
> http://www.pgadmin.org/snapshots/win32
> works again.

see http://pgadmin.postgresql.org/snapshots/win32
There are quite some hosting problems a the moment.

Regards,
Andreas

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