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Trigger Procedures question

From: "Jean-Francois Leveque" <leveque(at)webmails(dot)com>
To: pgsql-docs(at)postgresql(dot)org
Subject: Trigger Procedures question
Date: 2001-06-29 16:21:37
Message-ID: 20010629152137.3713.qmail@webmails.com (view raw or flat)
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I want to check something before
a delete is made.

I made a before delete trigger that
calls a procedure.

The procedure raises an exception
when I don't want the delete to be
made (I could also have returned NULL,
but wouldn't have get much information
from it).


The question is :
What do I return when I want the delete to be made ?

If I return OLD (known when deleting), maybe that
cancels the delete too.

I don't have NEW (known only on insert/update).

I couldn't find the answer in the docs.


Best regards,

Jean-Francois Leveque


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