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Re: Removal of pg_variable, pg_inheritproc, pg_ipl

From: Bruce Momjian <pgman(at)candle(dot)pha(dot)pa(dot)us>
To: Hiroshi Inoue <Inoue(at)tpf(dot)co(dot)jp>
Cc: Tom Lane <tgl(at)sss(dot)pgh(dot)pa(dot)us>, PostgreSQL-patches <pgsql-patches(at)postgresql(dot)org>
Subject: Re: Removal of pg_variable, pg_inheritproc, pg_ipl
Date: 2001-05-15 01:17:00
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> Bruce Momjian wrote:
> > 
> > > Why did you remove indisclustered?
> > >
> > > Useless it may be, but gratuitously breaking at least two extant clients
> > > doesn't seem like a good idea ...
> > 
> > I patched the clients also.  Is that a problem?
> > 
> Please don't reflect the server side changes in clients
> directly. Even clients in beta have to be able to talk
> to existent servers. As for removing indisclustered from
> current psqlodbc, it seems to have no problem but I'm not
> sure.

It isn't a problem.  The new ODBC version doesn't reference the column
anymore.  The value was meaningless anyway.  When we finally remove it
from pg_index, it would affect old clients, but that removal may be
years away.

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