Robert Haas <robertmh...@gmail.com> writes: > On Fri, Jul 29, 2011 at 8:30 AM, Nikhil Sontakke <nikkh...@gmail.com> wrote: >> Yeah, I have already hacked it a bit. This constraint now needs to be >> spit out later as an ALTER command with ONLY attached to it >> appropriately. Earlier all CHECK constraints were generally emitted as >> part of the table definition itself.
> Hrm. That doesn't seem so good. Maybe we've got the design wrong > here. It doesn't seem like we want to lose the ability to define > arbitrary constraints at table-creation time. Well, you can't define arbitrary indexes within the CREATE TABLE syntax, either. This does not bother me a lot. We could imagine doing something like CHECK ONLY (foo), but that seems quite non-orthogonal with (a) everything else in CREATE TABLE, and (b) ALTER TABLE ONLY. regards, tom lane -- Sent via pgsql-hackers mailing list (email@example.com) To make changes to your subscription: http://www.postgresql.org/mailpref/pgsql-hackers