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Re: character type modification

From: Godshall Michael <Michael_Godshall(at)gmachs(dot)com>
To: 'Jodi Kanter' <jkanter(at)virginia(dot)edu>,Postgres Admin List <pgsql-admin(at)postgresql(dot)org>
Subject: Re: character type modification
Date: 2003-12-16 17:31:10
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Existing table column data types cannot be altered in any stable version of
postgres(7.4 or previous).  I don't know if it is available in a beta

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[mailto:pgsql-admin-owner(at)postgresql(dot)org]On Behalf Of Jodi Kanter
Sent: Tuesday, December 16, 2003 11:32 AM
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Subject: [ADMIN] character type modification

Can I alter a column from character varying(128) to text without having to
create a temp table? I am running 7.3.3.


Jodi L Kanter
BioInformatics Database Administrator
University of Virginia
(434) 924-2846
jkanter(at)virginia(dot)edu <mailto:jkanter(at)virginia(dot)edu> 
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