Robert Haas <> writes:
> On Fri, Nov 27, 2015 at 1:33 AM, Etsuro Fujita
>> One option to avoid that
>> is to set the fdw_outerplan in ExecInitForeignScan as in my patch [1], or
>> BeginForeignScan as you proposed.  That breaks the equivalence that the Plan
>> tree and the PlanState tree should be mirror images of each other, but I
>> think that that break would be harmless.

> I'm not sure how many times I have to say this, but we are not doing
> that.  I will not commit any patch that does that, and I will
> vigorously argue against anyone else committing such a patch either.

And I'll back him up.  That's a horrible idea.  You're proposing to break
a very fundamental structural property for the convenience of one little
corner of the system.

                        regards, tom lane

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