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Re: Clarification on a Time travel feature

From: "Jonah H(dot) Harris" <jonah(dot)harris(at)gmail(dot)com>
To: "Gokulakannan Somasundaram" <gokul007(at)gmail(dot)com>
Cc: pgsql-hackers(at)postgresql(dot)org
Subject: Re: Clarification on a Time travel feature
Date: 2007-10-31 11:23:18
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On 10/31/07, Gokulakannan Somasundaram <gokul007(at)gmail(dot)com> wrote:
> a) Is there a proposal in place for going back in time within a transaction?

Yes, it's called a savepoint :)

> b) I know time travel doesn't allow to change the details of the past. But
> is it possible to provide an alternative to rollback
> by means of changing the data with older command id.
>
> But i just want to clarify once more that i am restricting the scope of time
> travel within a transaction..

What exactly are you trying to do that can't be accomplished with savepoints?

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