[postgis-users] create tables smarter

Stephen Frost sfrost at snowman.net
Wed Jun 4 18:35:30 PDT 2008

* Chris Hermansen (chris.hermansen at timberline.ca) wrote:
> >> Paul Ramsey wrote:
> >>     
> >>> Trust me, Chris, the maintenance of GEOMETRY_COLUMNS has been a
> >>> longstanding bug'a'bear and in retrospect we probably would have been
> >>> better off without it.  In order to get an automagic GEOMETRY_COLUMNS
> >>> though, we either required (a) triggers on system tables or (b)
> >>> parameterized user-defined types.  And now it looks like we'll have
> >>> (b) in 8.4, so we can start to create our magic GEOMETRY_COLUMNS
> >>> table.

Just an fyi, the parameterized user-defined types was added in 8.3, so
we don't actually need to wait for 8.4. :)


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