On 16 February 2017 at 11:32, Simon Riggs <si...@2ndquadrant.com> wrote:
> On 10 February 2017 at 06:19, Amit Langote
> <langote_amit...@lab.ntt.co.jp> wrote:
>>  the "right thing" here being that the
>> command's code either throws an error or warning (in some cases) if the
>> specified table is a partitioned table or ignores any partitioned tables
>> when it reads the list of relations to process from pg_class.
> This is a massive assumption and deserves major discussion.
> My expectation is that "partitioned tables" are "tables". Anything
> else seems to fly in the face of both the SQL Standard and the POLA
> principle for users coming from other database systems.
> IMHO all the main actions should all "just work" not throw errors.

This included DROP TABLE, which I commented on before.

CASCADE should not be required.

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