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Re: Support of INHERIT in existing tables (8.2+ releases)

From: Guillaume Lelarge <guillaume(at)lelarge(dot)info>
To: Dave Page <dpage(at)pgadmin(dot)org>
Cc: pgadmin-hackers(at)postgresql(dot)org
Subject: Re: Support of INHERIT in existing tables (8.2+ releases)
Date: 2008-07-14 08:49:05
Message-ID: 487B1301.3080308@lelarge.info (view raw or flat)
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Dave Page a écrit :
> On Fri, Jul 11, 2008 at 11:30 PM, Guillaume Lelarge
> <guillaume(at)lelarge(dot)info> wrote:
> 
>> So, here is a patch to add support on adding inherited tables on already
>> existing tables. The feature is available since PostgreSQL 8.2 release.
>>
>> Tested on Linux. It works fine there. I didn't check Win32 platform because
>> I didn't change any xrc files :) Didn't check on Mac OS X either cause I
>> don't have one (btw, I'm following ebay's Mac Mini list to get one soon).
> 
> Hmm, testing on 8.3.3 on Windows, I created parent and child table,
> then tried to add parent to child's inherit list separately and got:
> 
> ERROR:  syntax error at or near "from"
> LINE 1: ALTER TABLE child ADD COLUMN id Inherited from table ...
> 
> The actual SQL generated is:
> 
> ALTER TABLE child ADD COLUMN id Inherited from table parent;
> ALTER TABLE child INHERIT parent;
> 
> Shouldn't it just be doing:
> 
> ALTER TABLE child INHERIT parent;
> 

Yeah, you're right. I had this issue during my tests and I'm sure I 
fixed it. Don't know why it isn't in the patch I sent. Sorry about this. 
I can't check right now but I will take care of this issue this afternoon.


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