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Re: ON COMMIT and foreign keys

From: Bruce Momjian <pgman(at)candle(dot)pha(dot)pa(dot)us>
To: Tom Lane <tgl(at)sss(dot)pgh(dot)pa(dot)us>
Cc: Alvaro Herrera <alvherre(at)dcc(dot)uchile(dot)cl>,Patches <pgsql-patches(at)postgresql(dot)org>
Subject: Re: ON COMMIT and foreign keys
Date: 2004-11-06 20:37:13
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Tom Lane wrote:
> Alvaro Herrera <alvherre(at)dcc(dot)uchile(dot)cl> writes:
> >> Tom Lane wrote:
> > I think this is a feature addition that you've cleverly managed to
> > present as a bug fix ;-).  While I like the feature, I've got very
> > mixed emotions about applying it this late in beta.
> > Ok, you caught me :-)  Actually, I developed the patch thinking only on
> > the multi-relation TRUNCATE, with the goal of having it for 8.1.  Only
> > after I prepared a first patch I noticed the temp-table-FKs problem.
> Well, like I said, I have mixed emotions.  Anyone else have an opinion
> whether to apply now or hold for 8.1?

My initial reaction is to hold it all for 8.1.  The patch is large and
the bug is rare.

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