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From: Bruce Momjian <pgman(at)candle(dot)pha(dot)pa(dot)us>
To: Christopher <chriskl(at)familyhealth(dot)com(dot)au>
Cc: pgsql-hackers(at)postgresql(dot)org
Subject: Re: DROP CONSTRAINT patch
Date: 2001-05-30 12:57:51
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Thanks.  Patch applied.  @@ comments removed because patch was reviewed.

> Hi all,
> Attached is my patch that adds DROP CONSTRAINT support to PostgreSQL.  I
> basically want your guys feedback.  I have sprinkled some of my q's thru
> the text delimited with the @@ symbol.  It seems to work perfectly.
> At the moment it does CHECK constraints only, with inheritance.  However,
> due to the problem mentioned before with the mismatching between inherited
> constraints it may be wise to disable the inheritance feature for a while.
> it is written in an extensible fashion to support future dropping of other
> types of constraint, and is well documented.
> Please send me your comments, check my use of locking, updating of
> indices, use of ERROR and NOTICE, etc. and I will rework the patch based
> on feedback until everyone
> is happy with it...
> Chris


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