On Tue, Jul 11, 2017 at 4:16 AM, David Fetter <da...@fetter.org> wrote:
> On Mon, Jul 10, 2017 at 05:33:34PM -0500, Robert Haas wrote:
>> On Mon, Jul 10, 2017 at 2:15 AM, Amit Langote
>> <langote_amit...@lab.ntt.co.jp> wrote:
>> > I posted a patch upthread which makes \d hide partitions
>> > (relispartition = true relations) and include them if the newly
>> > proposed '!' modifier is specified.  The '+' modifier is being
>> > used to show additional detail of relations chosen to be listed at
>> > all, so it seemed like a bad idea to extend its meaning to also
>> > dictate whether partitions are to be listed.
>> +1.  That'd be a mess.
> With utmost respect, it's less messy than adding '!' to the already
> way too random and mysterious syntax of psql's \ commands.  What
> should '\det!' mean?  What about '\dT!'?
>> > Actually, if \d had shown RELKIND_PARTITIONED_TABLE tables as of
>> > Type "partitioned table", we wouldn't need a separate flag for
>> > marking a table as having partitions.
>> I think that is false.  Whether something is partitioned and whether
>> it is a partition are independent concerns.
> So whatever we land on needs to mention partition_of and
> has_partitions.  Is that latter just its immediate partitions?
> Recursion all the way down?  Somewhere in between?

We have patches proposed to address some of those concerns at [1]


Best Wishes,
Ashutosh Bapat
EnterpriseDB Corporation
The Postgres Database Company

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