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Re: heap_create with OID?

From: Bruce Momjian <pgman(at)candle(dot)pha(dot)pa(dot)us>
To: chris(at)bitmead(dot)com
Cc: Philip Warner <pjw(at)rhyme(dot)com(dot)au>, pgsql-hackers(at)postgresql(dot)org
Subject: Re: heap_create with OID?
Date: 2000-07-04 14:00:08
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> Would this allow you to create a tuble with a user-specified oid?
> We definitely need this functionality for all tables, not just large
> objects.
> However you won't be able to discover if the oid is free or not. You
> could end up with duplicate oids. Thus anybody who uses the feature
> should know what they're doing.

Yes, this type of thing is clearly needed.  We need to be able to UPDATE
the oid column too.

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