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Re: postgreSQL 8beta

From: Karsten Hilbert <Karsten(dot)Hilbert(at)gmx(dot)net>
To: pgsql-sql(at)postgresql(dot)org
Subject: Re: postgreSQL 8beta
Date: 2004-11-13 22:48:32
Message-ID: 20041113234832.F568@hermes.hilbert.loc (view raw, whole thread or download thread mbox)
Lists: pgsql-sql
> does postgresql have a datatype 'other' which in hsqldb is an Object? I 
> am trying to convert the table below into postgreSQL 8: 
>  create table TIMERS (  
>  TIMERID varchar(50) not null,  
>  TARGETID varchar(50) not null,  
>  INITIALDATE timestamp not null,  
>  INTERVAL bigint,  
>  INSTANCEPK other,  
>  INFO other,  
>  constraint timers_pk primary key (TIMERID)  

For INFO use either TEXT or BYTEA depending on what you want to
store. Regarding INSTANCEPK you should think again whether
OTHER is an appropriate datatype in the first place.

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