On Wed, Nov 20, 2013 at 9:35 PM, Fabrízio de Royes Mello
<fabriziome...@gmail.com> wrote:
>> > So, with this patch we can do that:
>> >
>> > ALTER TABLE foo
>> >    SET (ext.somext.do_replicate=true);
>> >
>> > When 'ext' is the fixed prefix, 'somext' is the extension name,
>> > 'do_replicate' is the
>> > extension option and 'true' is the value.
>> This doesn't seem like a particular good choice of syntax;
> What's your syntax suggestion?

I dunno, but I doubt that hardcoding ext as an abbreviation for
extension is a good decision.  I also doubt that any fixed prefix is a
good decision.

>> and I also have my doubts about the usefulness of the feature.
> This feature can be used for replication solutions, but also can be used for
> any extension that need do some specific configuration about tables,
> attributes and/or indexes.

So, create your own configuration table with a column of type regclass.

Robert Haas
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