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Re: contrib idea

From: Bruce Momjian <pgman(at)candle(dot)pha(dot)pa(dot)us>
To: Christopher Kings-Lynne <chriskl(at)familyhealth(dot)com(dot)au>
Cc: Hackers <pgsql-hackers(at)postgresql(dot)org>
Subject: Re: contrib idea
Date: 2001-12-21 04:03:53
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> If you have a foreign key on a column, then whenever the primary key is
> modified, the following checks may occur:
> * Check to see if the child row exists (no action)
> * Delete the child row (cascade delete)
> * Update the child row (cascade update)
> All of which will benefit from an index...

OK, then perhaps we should be creating an index automatically?  Folks?

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