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Re: error handling

From: Verena Ruff <lists(at)triosolutions(dot)at>
To: pgsql-novice(at)postgresql(dot)org
Subject: Re: error handling
Date: 2006-05-10 13:35:06
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sorry for answering so late, ...
> I do not know if there is an specific error handler built in postgresql (besides error-codes).
> If you break the unique constraint an error will be thrown. A
> workaround may be to launch a trigger BEFORE the insertion and do whatever is necessary within the trigger.
This is possibillity I was thinking of, too. But if there are many 
inserts and (probably) only a few of them would break the unique 
constraint, there would be a great overhead. This was what I'd like to 
avoid with a custom error handler.



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