Jaime Casanova wrote:
>On 11/26/05, Scott Simpson <Scott(dot)Simpson(at)computer(dot)org> wrote:
>>If I create a table with an OID field type, how do I set that field type?
>>That is, I have to look up the OID value in another table somewhere to set
>>my OID field and I don't know how to do that. (I'm trying to get one field
>>to point to another record). ADVthanksANCE.
>SELECT oid FROM your_referenced_table;
>oid is an especial field that is present in all row unless you had
>specified WITHOUT OIDS...
>i think in 8.1 WITHOUT OIDS is the DEFAULT...
>it's not a good idea to do what you want to do... use a serial instead
if one is not specifically using OIDs (as you described above), is
there any advantage to have tables defined WITH OIDs ? would it be
better to alter the tables to WITHOUT OID (and then pg_dump and load
again, i guess)
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