Re: Alter or rename enum value

From: Andrew Dunstan <andrew(at)dunslane(dot)net>
To: Matthias Kurz <m(dot)kurz(at)irregular(dot)at>, Tom Lane <tgl(at)sss(dot)pgh(dot)pa(dot)us>
Cc: Jim Nasby <Jim(dot)Nasby(at)bluetreble(dot)com>, pgsql-hackers(at)postgresql(dot)org
Subject: Re: Alter or rename enum value
Date: 2016-03-25 18:50:30
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On 03/25/2016 04:13 AM, Matthias Kurz wrote:
> Hopefully at the commitfest at least the transaction limitation
> will/could be tackled - that would help us a lot already.

I don't believe anyone knows how to do that safely. Enums pose special
problems here exactly because unlike all other types the set of valid
values is mutable.



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