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Re: Weird...but correct?

From: Tom Lane <tgl(at)sss(dot)pgh(dot)pa(dot)us>
To: Christopher Kings-Lynne <chriskl(at)familyhealth(dot)com(dot)au>
Cc: Hackers <pgsql-hackers(at)postgresql(dot)org>
Subject: Re: Weird...but correct?
Date: 2004-07-26 14:46:56
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Christopher Kings-Lynne <chriskl(at)familyhealth(dot)com(dot)au> writes:
> It's bizarre how you can comment on columns in composite types!
> CREATE TYPE test (a int4, b int4);
> COMMENT ON COLUMN test.a IS 'A column';

And not only that, but:

regression=# \d+ test
 Composite type "public.test"
 Column |  Type   | Description
 a      | integer | A column
 b      | integer |

> Seems harmless, but should we allow it?

Why not?

> Shall I fix pg_dump?

Yes please, if it doesn't seem outlandishly hard.  (From memory it might
just be adding a subroutine call to dumpType...)

			regards, tom lane

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