On 09/23/2016 11:55 AM, Tom Lane wrote:
Andrew Dunstan <and...@dunslane.net> writes:
On 09/22/2016 07:33 PM, Tom Lane wrote:
If that diagnosis is correct, we should either change pg_dump to not
dump that function, or change CREATE TYPE AS RANGE to not auto-create
the constructor functions in binary-upgrade mode. The latter might be
more flexible in the long run.
Yeah, I think your diagnosis is correct. I'm not sure I see the point of
the flexibility given that you can't specify a constructor function for
range types (if that feature had been available I would probably have
used it in this extension).
It turns out that pg_dump already contains logic that's meant to exclude
constructor functions from getting dumped, but it's broken for binary
upgrades from pre-9.6 branches because somebody fat-fingered the AND/OR
nesting in the giant WHERE clauses in getFuncs(). Curiously, it's *not*
broken when dumping from >= 9.6, which explains why I couldn't reproduce
this in HEAD. It looks like Stephen fixed this while adding the
pg_init_privs logic, while not realizing that he'd left it broken in the
The comment in front of all this is nearly as confused as the code is,
too. Will fix.
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