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Re: BUG #4688: Bug in cache.

From: Tom Lane <tgl(at)sss(dot)pgh(dot)pa(dot)us>
To: Heikki Linnakangas <heikki(dot)linnakangas(at)enterprisedb(dot)com>
Cc: Oleg <serovOv(at)gmail(dot)com>, pgsql-bugs(at)postgresql(dot)org
Subject: Re: BUG #4688: Bug in cache.
Date: 2009-03-03 15:10:02
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Heikki Linnakangas <heikki(dot)linnakangas(at)enterprisedb(dot)com> writes:
> Oleg wrote:
>> CREATE CAST (tmp_table AS composite_ad_texts)

> "WITHOUT FUNCTION" can only be used when both types are binary 
> compatible. You might think that two composite types with the same 
> fields are, but they're not: we store the OID of the composite type in 
> the records.

Although this qualifies as pilot error (superusers are expected to know
what they're doing), should we attempt to prevent the case?  It doesn't
seem like a tremendously unlikely mistake to make, and AFAICS there is
no easy way to recover your data once you've done it.

			regards, tom lane

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