On Fri, Dec 16, 2016 at 11:05:21AM -0500, Robert Haas wrote:
> On Thu, Dec 15, 2016 at 10:40 AM, Dmitry Ivanov <d.iva...@postgrespro.ru> 
> wrote:
> > Hi everyone,
> >
> > Looks like "sql_inheritance" GUC is affecting partitioned tables:
> >
> > [breaks literally everything]
> >
> > I might be wrong, but IMO this should not happen. Queries involving update,
> > delete etc on partitioned tables are basically broken. Moreover, there's no
> > point in performing such operations on a parent table that's supposed to be
> > empty at all times.
> An earlier version of Amit's patches tried to handle this by forcing
> sql_inheritance on for partitioned tables, but it wasn't
> well-implemented and I don't see the point anyway.  Sure, turning
> off sql_inheritance off for partitioned tables produces stupid
> results.  But turning off sql_inheritance for inheritance
> hierarchies also produces stupid results.  If we were going to do
> anything about this, my vote would be to remove sql_inheritance.


It occurs to me this probably isn't the only GUC that's basically just
a foot gun at this point.

Is 10 a good time to sweep and clear them?

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