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Re: Create Table Dialog: Change Column after creation/Reorder Columns

From: Dave Page <dpage(at)pgadmin(dot)org>
To: onur(dot)oguzel(at)gmail(dot)com
Cc: pgadmin-hackers(at)postgresql(dot)org
Subject: Re: Create Table Dialog: Change Column after creation/Reorder Columns
Date: 2010-06-22 13:42:18
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On Tue, Jun 22, 2010 at 1:14 PM, Onur GUZEL <onur(dot)oguzel(at)gmail(dot)com> wrote:

> I am going to use add column and move data method for reordering columns,
> http://wiki.postgresql.org/wiki/Alter_column_position describes reordering
> columns or altering column positions methods. Dependency tracking is a
> really hard work, i agree.

Please don't. This would take far more work than it is worth, and
there are a ton of ways it can go wrong. The likelihood of me
accepting a patch for post-creation rearrangement of columns is
extremely low.

Pre-creation, is absolutely fine.

-- 
Dave Page
EnterpriseDB UK: http://www.enterprisedb.com
The Enterprise Postgres Company

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