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. -- Simon Riggs http://www.2ndQuadrant.com/ PostgreSQL Development, 24x7 Support, Remote DBA, Training & Services -- Sent via pgsql-hackers mailing list (email@example.com) To make changes to your subscription: http://www.postgresql.org/mailpref/pgsql-hackers