Robert Haas wrote:
> On Thu, Apr 12, 2018 at 2:40 PM, Jonathan S. Katz
> <> wrote:
> > If there are no strong objections I am going to add this to the “Older Bugs”
> > section of Open Items in a little bit.
> I strongly object.  This is not a bug.  The TABLESPACE clause doing
> exactly what it was intended to do, which is determine where all of
> the storage associated with the partitioned table itself goes.  It so
> happens that there is no storage, so now somebody would like to
> repurpose the same option to do something different.  That's fine, but
> it doesn't make the current behavior wrong.  And we're certainly not
> going to back-patch a behavior change like that.

Keep in mind that we do not offer any promises to fix items listed in
the Older Bugs section; as I said elsewhere, it's mostly a dumping
ground for things that get ignored later.  I think it's fine to add it
there, if Jon wants to keep track of it, on the agreement that it will
probably not lead to a backpatched fix.

Álvaro Herrera      
PostgreSQL Development, 24x7 Support, Remote DBA, Training & Services

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