Tom Lane wrote:
> Alvaro Herrera <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> writes:
> > Tom Lane escribi?:
> >> I rather doubt that.  The most likely implementation would involve
> >> cloning a "template" entry into pg_class.
> > How about a new relkind which causes the table to be located in
> > PGDATA/base/<dboid>/pg_temp_<backendid>/<relfilenode>
> > So each backend can have its own copy of the table with the same
> > relfilenode; there's no need for extra catalog entries.
> Uh-huh.  And what do you do with relpages, reltuples, relfrozenxid, and
> pg_statistic entries?  What if one backend wants to TRUNCATE or CLUSTER
> its copy (requiring a new relfilenode)?  Where does ALTER TABLE fit into
> this?

And what is the use-case for this functionality?  What does it give us
that we don't already have?

  Bruce Momjian  <[EMAIL PROTECTED]>

  + If your life is a hard drive, Christ can be your backup. +

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