On Thu, 2002-12-12 at 14:50, Robert Treat wrote:
> On Thu, 2002-12-12 at 01:39, Mukund Pate wrote:
> > hello,
> > how to modify the datatype of column in a table?
> > i have created table with one coulmn datatype is varchar(200) so i
> > would like to change to text datatype
> You will need to recreate the table.
> Robert Treat
Actually, I should point out that you can do an alter table add col2
text, update table set col2 = col1, update col1 set = NULL, rename col1
coldepricated, rename col2 to col1. If your in 7.3 you can drop
coldepricated too. Sorry for the weak answer before.
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