Josh Berkus wrote:
> Andrew Dunstan wrote:
>> I have a client who is looking for a way to be able to alter objects
>> without having to recreate (say, from a dump) all the objects in a
>> possibly large dependency tree rooted at the object. Of course, if
>> the alteration invalidates the dependency, than this operation should
>> fail, but adding a column to a view or table (which is our most
>> common case) should arguably be a benign operation that shouldn't
>> fail because of dependencies.
>> I couldn't see anything in the TODO list that seemed appropriate, in
>> a quick scan.
> I don't follow you. I can currently add a column, without breaking
> either foriegn keys or inheritance. What's the problem?
not for a view at least.
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