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Re: pgsql: Instead of supposing (wrongly, in the general

From: Neil Conway <neilc(at)samurai(dot)com>
To: Tom Lane <tgl(at)sss(dot)pgh(dot)pa(dot)us>
Cc: pgsql-committers(at)postgresql(dot)org
Subject: Re: pgsql: Instead of supposing (wrongly, in the general
Date: 2004-12-12 07:11:35
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Tom Lane wrote:
> Instead of supposing (wrongly, in the general case) that the rowtype
> of an inheritance child table is binary-compatible with the rowtype of
> its parent, invent an expression node type that does the conversion
> correctly.  Fixes the new bug exhibited by Kris Shannon as well as a
> lot of old bugs that would only show up when using multiple inheritance
> or after altering the parent table.

Attached is a patch adding regression tests for this change. I'll apply 
it to HEAD later tonight or tomorrow baring any objections. I just used 
the two test cases posted in the -hackers thread; Tom, if you have any 
other test cases for this behavior in mind, just let me know.


Attachment: inh_rowtype_cast_test-1.patch
Description: text/x-patch (1.8 KB)

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