"Bruce Momjian" <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> writes:

> Uh, shouldn't CREATE TABLE LIKE INCLUDING CONSTRAINTS already be including
> any indexes in the parent table?

You could argue it should for unique indexes since our unique indexes are how
we implement unique constraints. But I see no particular reason to expect it
to copy random other indexes. At least its name doesn't lead one to expect it

I also thought it was sort of strange to have a command that otherwise is just
copying definitions suddenly start building whole new objects. I think I was
thinking it would be a long slow operation but I suppose creating an empty
index isn't really noticeably slow. It could print a NOTICE similar to what's
printed when you create a primary key or unique constraint.

It does mean that users would be unable to create a partition, load data, then
build indexes. Perhaps it would be nice to have an ALTER TABLE foo LIKE bar

  Gregory Stark
  EnterpriseDB          http://www.enterprisedb.com

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