On 3/23/17 06:09, Vitaly Burovoy wrote:
> I think we'll end up with "DROP IDENTITY IF EXISTS" to avoid raising
> an exception and "ADD OR SET" if your grammar remains.

That sounds reasonable to me.

> Right. From that PoV IDENTITY also changes a default value: "SET (ADD
> ... AS?) IDENTITY" works as setting a default to "nextval(...)"
> whereas "DROP IDENTITY" works as setting it back to NULL.

But dropping and re-adding an identity destroys state, so it's not quite
the same.

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