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Re: [HACKERS] Reference Guide

From: Bruce Momjian <maillist(at)candle(dot)pha(dot)pa(dot)us>
To: dg(at)illustra(dot)com (David Gould)
Cc: sferac(at)proxy(dot)bazzanese(dot)com, docs(at)postgreSQL(dot)org, hackers(at)postgreSQL(dot)org
Subject: Re: [HACKERS] Reference Guide
Date: 1998-03-26 20:53:06
Message-ID: 199803262053.PAA04222@candle.pha.pa.us (view raw or flat)
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> 
> > Hi all,
> > 
> > I'm writing Reference Manual pages and I have some questions about...
> > 
> > create rule:
> > 
> >       The man page says ...
> > 
> >            "The current rule system implementation is very brittle and
> >             is unstable.  Users are discouraged from  using  rules  at
> >             this time."
> > 
> >       My question are: 
> >             Is this command a PostgreSQL deprecated feature ?
> >             Sould I skip it ?
> >             Does it works ? 
> 
> The rule system is a key feature of PostgreSQL. It should not be deprecated,
> if it doesn't work, it should be fixed. 

It does work, but has some limitations in using rules for
UPDATE/DELETE/INSERT.  We need to prevent the ones that are problems.  I
am removing the warning from the manual page.

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