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Re: ALTER TABLE DROP COLUMN

From: Tom Lane <tgl(at)sss(dot)pgh(dot)pa(dot)us>
To: Bruce Momjian <pgman(at)candle(dot)pha(dot)pa(dot)us>
Cc: PostgreSQL Development <pgsql-hackers(at)postgreSQL(dot)org>
Subject: Re: ALTER TABLE DROP COLUMN
Date: 2000-09-30 03:37:20
Message-ID: 5120.970285040@sss.pgh.pa.us (view raw or flat)
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Bruce Momjian <pgman(at)candle(dot)pha(dot)pa(dot)us> writes:
> OK, I am opening this can of worms again.  I personally would like to
> see this code activated, even if it does take 2x the disk space to alter
> a column.  Hiroshi had other ideas.  Where did we leave this?  We have
> one month to decide on a plan.

I think the plan should be to do nothing for 7.1.  ALTER DROP COLUMN
isn't an especially pressing feature, and so I don't feel that we
should be hustling to squeeze it in just before beta.  We're already
overdue for beta.

			regards, tom lane

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