On March 4, 2017 1:16:56 AM PST, Robert Haas <robertmh...@gmail.com> wrote: >Maybe. But it looks to me like this patch is going to have >considerably more than its share of user-visible warts, and I'm not >very excited about that. I feel like what we ought to be doing is >keeping the index OID the same and changing the relfilenode to point >to a newly-created one, and I attribute our failure to make that >design work thus far to insufficiently aggressive hacking.
We literally spent years and a lot of emails waiting for that to happen. Users now hack up solutions like this in userspace, obviously a bad solution. I agree that'd it be nicer not to have this, but not having the feature at all is a lot worse than this wart. Andres -- Sent from my Android device with K-9 Mail. Please excuse my brevity. -- Sent via pgsql-hackers mailing list (firstname.lastname@example.org) To make changes to your subscription: http://www.postgresql.org/mailpref/pgsql-hackers