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Re: Time-based trigger/procedure

From: "A(dot) Kretschmer" <andreas(dot)kretschmer(at)schollglas(dot)com>
To: pgsql-novice(at)postgresql(dot)org
Subject: Re: Time-based trigger/procedure
Date: 2009-04-09 05:13:39
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In response to André Silva :
> I have a table that defines a programmed service that does something
> automatically every time interval (days, weeks, months) from a beginning date
> to a ending date.
> How can I do this in postgresql? I have no access to the OS, so cron is not an
> option.

To use the CRON or something similar is the way to do that. An other
dirty solution: use pg_sleep() to sleep, for instance, 1 minute, and
then detect the actual time and do the work.

> I'm sorry if my english is a bit confusing but it is not my main language.

The same for me...

Andreas Kretschmer
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