Amit Langote <langote_amit...@lab.ntt.co.jp> writes:
> Currently, if child table has a non-inherited constraint and a constraint
> with the same name is added to the parent, it will fail with an error as
> illustrated below:
> If we had allowed it to be merged, any children of child itself won't
> inherit that constraint (because on child it's marked NO INHERIT), which
> would not be good.
Right. Merging must happen only for inheritable constraints.
> However, it is still possible for a child to override/hide the parent's
> constraint as follows:
Hmm, I thought I'd checked for this when I was fooling with constraint
merging a few days ago. I must have checked one of the other cases and
missed this path. Thanks for catching it!
regards, tom lane
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