[drupal-devel] [task] Lengthen type field in node table

chx drupal-devel at drupal.org
Mon Aug 1 21:31:12 UTC 2005

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 Project:      Drupal
 Version:      cvs
 Component:    node system
 Category:     tasks
 Priority:     normal
 Assigned to:  jvandyk
 Reported by:  jvandyk
 Updated by:   chx
-Status:       patch (code needs review)
+Status:       patch (ready to be committed)

I read the code and looks fine with me. jvandyk says the pgsql way is
necessary unless we want to support only 8.0


Previous comments:

Mon, 01 Aug 2005 21:14:43 +0000 : jvandyk

Attachment: http://drupal.org/files/issues/type32chars.diff (2.48 KB)

The type column of the node table is VARCHAR(16).

CCK prepends 'content-' onto its content types, leaving only 8 chars
for a descriptive "short name" of the content type. For example,
"content-shoe-size" already exceeds the limit.

This patch changes the column width to 32 characters.

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