On Fri, 20 Aug 2004, Tom Lane wrote:

> Bruce Momjian <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> writes:
> > No, but it is a missing capability many will complain about.  I can
> > easily remove it.  I saw no one comment when I added it to the patches
> > queue.
>
> I hadn't seen you add it to the patches queue ...
>
> I did see Gavin's submission but did not yet have time to look at the
> details.  What does it *do* exactly --- simply allow INDEX as a
> substitute for TABLE in the syntax, or more?  I'm not thrilled at the
> idea of adding a lot of duplicate coding for this.

I tried to avoid any duplication. The patch still uses all the ALTER TABLE
code. Its just a grammar modification and some setting of completion tags.

That being said, I felt obliged to provide at patch when I started hearing
noise about ALTER TABLE <index name> being a bit of a hack -- which it is.

Gavin

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