On 2017-05-24 08:26:24 -0400, Robert Haas wrote:
> On Mon, May 22, 2017 at 7:05 AM, Albe Laurenz <laurenz.a...@wien.gv.at> wrote:
> > Not that it is a useful use case, but I believe that this is
> > a bug that causes index corruption:
> > CREATE TABLE mytable(
> > id integer PRIMARY KEY,
> > id2 integer NOT NULL
> > );
> > CREATE FUNCTION makeindex() RETURNS trigger
> > LANGUAGE plpgsql AS
> > $$BEGIN
> > CREATE INDEX ON mytable(id2);
> > RETURN NEW;
> > END;$$;
> I'm willing to bet that nobody ever thought about that case very hard.
> It seems like we should either make it work or prohibit it, but I
> can't actually see quite how to do either off-hand.
Hm, strategically sprinkled CheckTableNotInUse() might do the trick?
I've neither tried nor thought this through fully, but I can't think of
a case where pre-existing relcache references to tables are ok...
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