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Re: [HACKERS] DROP TABLE inside a transaction block

From: Tom Lane <tgl(at)sss(dot)pgh(dot)pa(dot)us>
To: Tatsuo Ishii <t-ishii(at)sra(dot)co(dot)jp>
Cc: mascarm(at)mascari(dot)com, peter_e(at)gmx(dot)net, pgsql-hackers(at)postgreSQL(dot)org
Subject: Re: [HACKERS] DROP TABLE inside a transaction block
Date: 2000-03-07 16:47:15
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Tatsuo Ishii <t-ishii(at)sra(dot)co(dot)jp> writes:
>> BTW, we are not *that* far from being able to roll back a DROP TABLE.
>> The only thing that's really needed is for everyone to take a deep
>> breath and let go of the notion that table files ought to be named
>> after the tables.  If we named table files after the OIDs of their
>> tables, then rollback-able DROP or RENAME TABLE would be pretty
>> straightforward.  If you don't recall why this is, consult the
>> pghackers archives...

> So what was the conclusion for 7.0?

Too late to consider it for 7.0, I think.  I'd like to see it happen in
7.1 or 7.2 or so.

>> Disallow DROP TABLE/DROP INDEX inside a transaction block

> We should remove above from HISTORY, no?

Yes, it's not correct.

			regards, tom lane

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