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Re: psql: no schema info

From: Richard Huxton <dev(at)archonet(dot)com>
To: chester c young <chestercyoung(at)yahoo(dot)com>
Cc: Tom Lane <tgl(at)sss(dot)pgh(dot)pa(dot)us>, sql pgsql <pgsql-sql(at)postgresql(dot)org>
Subject: Re: psql: no schema info
Date: 2008-04-28 07:30:09
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chester c young wrote:
> using 8.2 and 8.3
> here's (psychological) problem as I see it:
> # set search_path=old_schema;
> #
> # create sequence new_schema.seq1;
> #
> # create table new_schema.table1(
> #    col1 integer default nextval( 'seq1' )
> # );
> using old_schema.seq1, not new_schema.seq1
> and imho to make matters more difficult to troubleshoot:
> # \dt table1 -> does not show which schema for seq1

Must admit I thought you were wrong, but having tested it, I think I see 
what you mean.

If the schema in question is in the search_path then it doesn't get 
displayed. If you've forgotten what your search_path is set to then that 
can cause confusion.

Not a problem I see much of since I very rarely change my search_path. I 
  refer to schema.table by preference.

   Richard Huxton
   Archonet Ltd

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