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Re: heap_create with OID?

From: Bruce Momjian <pgman(at)candle(dot)pha(dot)pa(dot)us>
To: Philip Warner <pjw(at)rhyme(dot)com(dot)au>
Cc: chris(at)bitmead(dot)com, pgsql-hackers(at)postgresql(dot)org
Subject: Re: heap_create with OID?
Date: 2000-07-04 16:14:41
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> Updating OIDs sounds like a *very* scary thing to do. My motivation for
> heap_create_oid is very specific - I want to be able to do a valid database
> backup/restore, and need to handle the current (bad) BLOB implementation. I
> would sincerely hope that (a) heap_create_oid would be marked in some way
> as 'internal use only', and (b) go away in 7.2 or 7.3 when TOASTED BLOBs
> come along...

If you accidentally delete a row with a specific oid, how do you re-add
the row?

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