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Re: delete cascade question

From: Tom Lane <tgl(at)sss(dot)pgh(dot)pa(dot)us>
To: "Bradley Russell" <bradley(dot)russell(at)npcinternational(dot)com>
Cc: pgsql-novice(at)postgresql(dot)org
Subject: Re: delete cascade question
Date: 2006-12-11 16:30:44
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"Bradley Russell" <bradley(dot)russell(at)npcinternational(dot)com> writes:
> I'm using libpq and the PQexec function.  I am trying to figure out if I
> execute a delete query on a table that has dependent tables with on
> delete cascade set. Will the result return before or after the cascade
> is finished?

After, unless you have the constraint set to "deferred", in which case
the cascade happens at COMMIT.

			regards, tom lane

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