Alvaro Herrera writes:

> On Mon, Dec 01, 2003 at 05:07:40PM -0500, Bruce Momjian wrote:
> > Neil Conway wrote:
> > > This patch adds a new GUC var, "default_use_oids", which follows the
> > > proposal for eventually deprecating OIDs on user tables that I posted
> > > earlier to pgsql-hackers. pg_dump now always specifies WITH OIDS or
> > > WITHOUT OIDS when dumping a table. The documentation has been updated.
> > >
> > > Comments are welcome.
> Hum, sorry to be late, but wasn't one of the supposed strenghts of
> pg_dump supposed to be that you could take a dump and load it on a
> different RDBMS?  I haven't tried it so I don't know if it works, but
> this patch takes out the ability to do that -- no one else will accept
> WITH/WITHOUT OIDS, so the dump will have to be modified.  Is a switch
> provided to stop the emission of those modifiers?

I agree with that.  By default, WITH/WITHOUT OIDS should not be dumped.

Peter Eisentraut   [EMAIL PROTECTED]

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