Robert Haas <robertmh...@gmail.com> writes: > I don't have a strong view on whether partitions should be hidden by > default, although I lean slightly against it (say, -0.25). But if we > do decide to hide them by default, then I definitely want an > easy-to-use modifier that overrides that behavior, like being able to > type \d! or whatever to have them included after all.
AIUI the user is responsible for DDL on partitions, like say creating indexes for them? Seems like hiding them is a bad idea given that. Also, we need to be careful about calling them something very separate from "table", because that would rouse the need to have duplicate syntax for every sort of ALTER TABLE and suchlike command that we want to have be usable with partitions. I think we've largely gone the wrong direction in that respect with respect to foreign tables and matviews. regards, tom lane -- Sent via pgsql-hackers mailing list (firstname.lastname@example.org) To make changes to your subscription: http://www.postgresql.org/mailpref/pgsql-hackers