Excerpts from Tom Lane's message of lun feb 20 12:37:45 -0300 2012:
> Robert Haas <robertmhaas(at)gmail(dot)com> writes:
> > On Wed, Feb 15, 2012 at 12:58 PM, Tom Lane <tgl(at)sss(dot)pgh(dot)pa(dot)us> wrote:
> >> As per http://archives.postgresql.org/pgsql-general/2012-02/msg00304.php
> >> there is no switch case in shdepReassignOwned for foreign data wrappers.
> >> The obvious short-term answer (and probably the only back-patchable one)
> >> is to add a case for that object type. But after all the refactoring
> >> that's been done in the general area of this type of command, I'm a bit
> >> surprised that shdepReassignOwned still looks like this. Can't we merge
> >> this knowledge into someplace where it doesn't have to be maintained
> >> separately?
> > Hmm. I guess we could add function pointers to the ObjectProperty
> > array in objectaddress.c. Then we could just search the array for the
> > catalog ID and call the associated function through the function
> > pointer, rather than having a switch in shdepReassignOwned(). Since
> > anyone adding a new object type ought to be looking at objectaddress.c
> > anyway, that would be one less place for people to forget to update.
> I was wondering more whether there isn't some single entry point that
> would allow access to ALTER OWNER functionality for any object type.
> If we still are in a situation where new shdepReassignOwned-specific
> code has to be written for every object type, it's not really much
> BTW, code freeze for the upcoming releases is Thursday ... is anyone
> going to actually fix this bug before then? I'm unlikely to find
> the time myself.
I'm gonna take a stab at fixing this now (the simple way).
Álvaro Herrera <alvherre(at)commandprompt(dot)com>
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