On Mon, Feb 27, 2017 at 10:12 AM, Tom Lane <t...@sss.pgh.pa.us> wrote:
> Michael Paquier <michael.paqu...@gmail.com> writes:
>> On Mon, Feb 27, 2017 at 5:21 AM, Tom Lane <t...@sss.pgh.pa.us> wrote:
>>> So I'd be a whole lot happier if it didn't do that. Can we really not
>>> add the desired features in a more localized fashion?
>> As "if not exists" is defined after the object type if would not be
>> that complicated to add completion for IE/INE after the object type
>> with a set of THING_* flags in words_after_create. One missing piece
>> would be to add completion for the objects themselves after IE or INE
>> have been entered by the user, but I would think that tweaking the
>> checks on words_after_create[i] would be doable as well. And that
>> would be localized.
> BTW ... can anyone explain to me the reason why we offer to complete
> CREATE OBJECT with the names of existing objects of that kind?
> That seems pretty darn stupid. I can see offering the names of existing
> schemas there, if the object type is one that has schema-qualified names,
> but completing with an existing object name is just setting up to fail
> isn't it?
Isn't that to facilitate commands appended after CREATE SCHEMA? Say
table foo is in schema1, and creating it in schema2 gets easier with
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