Subject Re: [ib-support] adding column to system tables
Author Ann W. Harrison
At 02:10 PM 9/20/2002 +0100, Paul Beach wrote:
> > can you, please, tell me, if adding column to system tables is allowed? In
> > table RDB$RELATION_FIELDS is for example column RDB$DESCRIPTION. Can I add
> > How can this impact the FB functionality or performance?
>You could - but I don't see the point. Why do you need the extra field?

In fact, the rdb$description field is intended to hold user written
descriptions of the various system table objects. In our original
data definition language, comments in the ddl file were stored in
rdb$description. So feel free to use it, that's what it's there for.


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