On Thu, Apr 20, 2017 at 11:32 AM, Tom Lane <t...@sss.pgh.pa.us> wrote:

> BTW, I remain totally mystified as to what people think the semantics of
> partitioning ought to be.  Child columns can have a different type from
> parent columns?  Really?  Why is this even under discussion?  We don't
> allow that in old-school inheritance, and I cannot imagine a rational
> argument why partitioning should allow it.

No, we aren't doing that. We are discussing here how to represent
partition bounds of top level join and all the intermediate joins
between A, B and C which are partitioned tables with different
partition key types. We are not discussing the column types of
children, join or simple.

Best Wishes,
Ashutosh Bapat
EnterpriseDB Corporation
The Postgres Database Company

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