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Re: Rules aren't doing what I expect

From: Mark Volpe <volpe(dot)mark(at)epamail(dot)epa(dot)gov>
To: Ang Chin Han <angch(at)pintoo(dot)com>
Cc: pgsql-sql(at)postgresql(dot)org
Subject: Re: Rules aren't doing what I expect
Date: 2000-08-10 14:22:47
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The actual trigger function I'm working with is over two screens long and
rather expensive to be calling twice! Perhaps I need to add another trigger
that updates the log table with the correct values after the fact. Recursive
triggers, fun! Thanks for the help,


Ang Chin Han wrote:
> Either somehow rewrite your trigger as a rule, or stick another
> trigger to change the value before getting into your log table.
> You might be able to reuse your trigger function, I think, just
> point the trigger to that function. A bit inefficient, since it
> gets called twice.

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