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Re: [PATCHES] Non-colliding auto generated names

From: "Christopher Kings-Lynne" <chriskl(at)familyhealth(dot)com(dot)au>
To: "Bruce Momjian" <pgman(at)candle(dot)pha(dot)pa(dot)us>
Cc: "Tom Lane" <tgl(at)sss(dot)pgh(dot)pa(dot)us>,"Hackers" <pgsql-hackers(at)postgresql(dot)org>
Subject: Re: [PATCHES] Non-colliding auto generated names
Date: 2003-03-06 01:55:03
Message-ID: 021d01c2e383$67b3e920$6500a8c0@fhp.internal (view raw, whole thread or download thread mbox)
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> Ewe.  There would no longer be a guaranteed name for the serial column
> sequence.  Of course, pg_depend has the information, but how do you get
> at that when you create the dump file, and be _sure_ you are going to
> hit the right name, especially if you restore only part of the dump.
> Seems this kills the idea of this patch.  With 64-byte names, let's see
> if we still get complaints about name conflicts.

It does, but if Rod's domain / ALTER SEQUENCE idea goes ahead, this patch
becomes useful again.

We will still get complains because the problem occurs when you _rename_ a
table and then re-create it.


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