2016-03-16 20:53 GMT+01:00 Jim Nasby <jim.na...@bluetreble.com>:
> On 3/3/16 4:51 AM, Pavel Stehule wrote:
>> CREATE TABLE a(a int);
>> CREATE TABLE b(a a.a%TYPE)
>> And the people expecting the living relation between table a and table
>> b. So when I do ALTER a.a, then b.a should be changed. What if I drop
>> a.a or drop a?
>> So this is reason, why I don't would this feature in SQL side.
> I don't buy that. plpgsql doesn't work that way, so why would this?
> *especially* with the %TYPE decorator.
> Now, if the syntax was
> CREATE TABLE b(a a.a)
> then I would expect b.a to be a foreign key reference to a.
probably we are talking about different situations. It is not important,
because this patch was rejected.
> Jim Nasby, Data Architect, Blue Treble Consulting, Austin TX
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