Neil Conway wrote: > This patch adds a "WITH / WITHOUT OIDS" clause to CREATE TABLE > AS. This allows the user to explicitly specify whether OIDs should be > included in the newly-created relation (if form of this clause is > specified, the default_with_oids configuration variable is used). This > is useful because it provides a way for application authors to ensure > their applications are compatible with future versions of PostgreSQL > (in which the relation created by CREATE TABLE AS won't include OIDs > by default). > > No equivalent functionality has been added to SELECT INTO: there > isn't a convenient syntax for it that I could see, and in any case > CREATE TABLE AS has always offered a superset of the functionality of > SELECT INTO. Therefore, I don't view this as a problem. > > The implementation is a tad messy (it would be nice if CREATE TABLE AS > were a distinct node, to avoid needing to clutter up SelectStmt > further). I also needed to add an additional production to avoid a > shift/reduce conflict in the parser (see the XXX note in the patch > itself). > > The patch includes updates to the documentation and regression tests.
Does this deal with the fact we now emit WITH/WITHOUT OID in pg_dump? FYI, that is a must-fix for 7.5 for portability reasons. -- Bruce Momjian | http://candle.pha.pa.us [EMAIL PROTECTED] | (610) 359-1001 + If your life is a hard drive, | 13 Roberts Road + Christ can be your backup. | Newtown Square, Pennsylvania 19073 ---------------------------(end of broadcast)--------------------------- TIP 7: don't forget to increase your free space map settings