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Re: pgsql-server: Add ALTER INDEX, particularly for

From: "Marc G(dot) Fournier" <scrappy(at)postgresql(dot)org>
To: Bruce Momjian <pgman(at)candle(dot)pha(dot)pa(dot)us>
Cc: Tom Lane <tgl(at)sss(dot)pgh(dot)pa(dot)us>,Gavin Sherry <swm(at)linuxworld(dot)com(dot)au>, pgsql-committers(at)postgresql(dot)org
Subject: Re: pgsql-server: Add ALTER INDEX, particularly for
Date: 2004-08-21 22:44:49
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On Sat, 21 Aug 2004, Bruce Momjian wrote:

> Tom Lane wrote:
>> momjian(at)svr1(dot)postgresql(dot)org (Bruce Momjian) writes:
>>> Add ALTER INDEX, particularly for moving tablespaces.
>> This patch is a perfect example of why unreviewed patches should not
>> go in during beta.
>> So far I have noticed the following problems with it:
>> * Added reference page wasn't linked into the docs build.
>> * Added a field to struct AlterTableStmt, but did not do the necessary
>>   housekeeping for extending a Node (eg, copyfuncs and equalfuncs
>>   adjustments), nor make sure the field is validly set in every place
>>   an AlterTableStmt is constructed.
>> * ALTER INDEX RENAME doesn't actually work.
>> regression=# alter index foo_pkey rename to zzz;
>> ERROR:  unrecognized rename stmt type: 9
>> That's not counting the problem someone else already reported with
>> incorrect tab-completion.
> Yes, you are right.  Because Gavin is "Mr Tablespaces" I didn't give it
> a thorough read.
> FYI, I just fixed the tab completion problem.

Considering point 3 seems a wee bit critical, at least to me, should the 
patch be removed and postponed for a non-Beta period?

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