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Re: autonomous transactions

From: Alvaro Herrera <alvherre(at)commandprompt(dot)com>
To: Neil Conway <neilc(at)samurai(dot)com>
Cc: "Roberts, Jon" <Jon(dot)Roberts(at)asurion(dot)com>, "'pgsql-hackers(at)postgresql(dot)org'" <pgsql-hackers(at)postgresql(dot)org>
Subject: Re: autonomous transactions
Date: 2008-01-22 19:04:16
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Neil Conway wrote:
> On Tue, 2008-01-22 at 10:02 -0600, Roberts, Jon wrote:
> > Maybe someone could enhance this concept to include it with the core
> > database to provide autonomous transactions.
> I agree that autonomous transactions would be useful, but doing them via
> dblink is a kludge. If we're going to include anything in the core
> database, it should be done properly (i.e. as an extension to the
> existing transaction system).

Agreed.  I think Pavel Stehule was doing some experiments with them, I
don't know if he got anywhere.

Alvaro Herrera                      
PostgreSQL Replication, Consulting, Custom Development, 24x7 support

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