Re: New partitioning - some feedback

From: Michael Banck <michael(dot)banck(at)credativ(dot)de>
To: Mark Kirkwood <mark(dot)kirkwood(at)catalyst(dot)net(dot)nz>
Cc: Amit Langote <Langote_Amit_f8(at)lab(dot)ntt(dot)co(dot)jp>, PostgreSQL-development <pgsql-hackers(at)postgresql(dot)org>
Subject: Re: New partitioning - some feedback
Date: 2017-07-07 07:54:11
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On Fri, Jul 07, 2017 at 07:40:55PM +1200, Mark Kirkwood wrote:
> On 07/07/17 13:29, Amit Langote wrote:
> >Someone complained about this awhile back [1]. And then it came up again
> >[2], where Noah appeared to take a stance that partitions should be
> >visible in views / output of commands that list "tables".
> >
> >Although I too tend to prefer not filling up the \d output space by
> >listing partitions (pg_class.relispartition = true relations), there
> >wasn't perhaps enough push for creating a patch for that. If some
> >committer is willing to consider such a patch, I can make one.
> Yeah, me too (clearly). However if the consensus is that all these partition
> tables *must* be shown in \d output, then I'd be happy if they were
> identified as such rather than just 'table' (e.g 'partition table').


Or maybe just 'partition' is enough if 'partition table' would widen the
column output unnecessarily.


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