On Wed, Nov 13, 2013 at 03:27:14PM -0500, Peter Eisentraut wrote: > When pg_upgrade generates a rebuild_tsvector_tables.sql script to > rewrite tsvector columns, it includes ALTER TABLE commands for child > tables that cannot be altered independently from their parents: > > psql:rebuild_tsvector_tables.sql:673: ERROR: cannot alter inherited column > "xxx" > > This isn't a problem unless you run the script in single-transaction > mode, because the commands will just fail and the work has already > been done in the parent table. > > It's probably not worth fixing this, given that this only applies to > upgrades from 8.3, but I wanted to get it into the archives. If we > ever need to do something like this again, we should make it smarter.
Good catch. I have applied the attached patch to head so if we ever use this code for more complex cases, it will work properly for child tables. Thanks. -- Bruce Momjian <br...@momjian.us> http://momjian.us EnterpriseDB http://enterprisedb.com + Everyone has their own god. +
diff --git a/contrib/pg_upgrade/version_old_8_3.c b/contrib/pg_upgrade/version_old_8_3.c new file mode 100644 index 84a47ee..e8438b6 *** a/contrib/pg_upgrade/version_old_8_3.c --- b/contrib/pg_upgrade/version_old_8_3.c *************** old_8_3_rebuild_tsvector_tables(ClusterI *** 325,330 **** --- 325,332 ---- "WHERE c.relkind = 'r' AND " " c.oid = a.attrelid AND " " NOT a.attisdropped AND " + /* child attribute changes are processed by the parent */ + " a.attinhcount = 0 AND " " a.atttypid = 'pg_catalog.tsvector'::pg_catalog.regtype AND " " c.relnamespace = n.oid AND " /* exclude possible orphaned temp tables */ *************** old_8_3_rebuild_tsvector_tables(ClusterI *** 346,351 **** --- 348,355 ---- "WHERE c.relkind = 'r' AND " \ " c.oid = a.attrelid AND " \ " NOT a.attisdropped AND " \ + /* child attribute changes are processed by the parent */ \ + " a.attinhcount = 0 AND " \ " a.atttypid = 'pg_catalog.tsvector'::pg_catalog.regtype AND " \ " c.relnamespace = n.oid AND " \ " n.nspname !~ '^pg_' AND " \
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