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Re: "mirroring" a table - PostgreSQL 7.3.2

From: Tom Lane <tgl(at)sss(dot)pgh(dot)pa(dot)us>
To: "C(dot) Bensend" <benny(at)bennyvision(dot)com>
Cc: pgsql-admin(at)postgresql(dot)org
Subject: Re: "mirroring" a table - PostgreSQL 7.3.2
Date: 2004-01-24 21:09:59
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"C. Bensend" <benny(at)bennyvision(dot)com> writes:
>    I have two tables in the same database, whose structure I want to be
> identical.  Call them 'bob' and 'test_bob' for example.

>    If I make a change to the schema of 'bob', I want that exact change to
> happen to 'test_bob'.

Possibly you could get the effect you want by making one a child of the
other.  Read up on inheritance.  There are some side-effects you'd
probably *not* want, so this isn't a perfect solution, but I can't think
of anything else.

			regards, tom lane

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