On Fri, 23 Jun 2017 09:54:17 -0400
Tom Lane <t...@sss.pgh.pa.us> wrote:

> Yugo Nagata <nag...@sraoss.co.jp> writes:
> > When we create a range partitioned table, we cannot use
> > a column more than once in the partition key.
> >  postgres=# create table t (i int) partition by range(i,i);
> >  ERROR:  column "i" appears more than once in partition key
> AFAIK, that's just a simple test for obvious mistakes; it's not a
> property that's essential for correctness.

Thanks. This is what I want to know.

> > However, I can use same expression more than once in partition key.
> ... and so, I can't get excited about extending it to expressions.
> Where would you stop --- for example, are i and (i) equal?  What
> about (i) and (case when true then i else j end)?  In principle,
> the system could recognize both those identities, but it seems
> silly to expend code on it just for nagware purposes.


>                       regards, tom lane

Yugo Nagata <nag...@sraoss.co.jp>

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