Bruce Momjian wrote:
> On Thu, Jul 10, 2014 at 06:38:26PM -0400, Bruce Momjian wrote:

> > I have thought some more on this.  I thought I would need to open
> > pg_class in C and do complex backend stuff, but I now realize I can do
> > it from libpq, and just call ALTER TABLE and I think that always
> > auto-checks if a TOAST table is needed.  All I have to do is query
> > pg_class from libpq, then construct ALTER TABLE commands for each item,
> > and it will optionally create the TOAST table if needed.  I just have to
> > use a no-op ALTER TABLE command, like SET STATISTICS.
> Attached is the backend part of the patch.  I will work on the
> pg_upgrade/libpq/ALTER TABLE part later.

Uh, why does this need to be in ALTER TABLE?  Can't this be part of
table creation done by pg_dump?

Álvaro Herrera      
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