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Re: Triggers with DO functionality

From: Andrew Dunstan <andrew(at)dunslane(dot)net>
To: "David E(dot) Wheeler" <david(at)justatheory(dot)com>
Cc: Thom Brown <thom(at)linux(dot)com>, PostgreSQL-development <pgsql-hackers(at)postgresql(dot)org>
Subject: Re: Triggers with DO functionality
Date: 2012-02-17 16:43:53
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On 02/17/2012 11:29 AM, David E. Wheeler wrote:
> On Feb 17, 2012, at 5:22 AM, Thom Brown wrote:
>> The purpose being to only have a single statement to set up the
>> trigger rather than setting up a separate trigger function which will
>> unlikely be re-used by other triggers... or is this of dubious
>> benefit?
> +1, though I imagine it would just give it a generated name and save it anyway, eh?

Before we rush into this, let's consider all the wrinkles. For example, 
what if you need to change the function? And how would you edit the 
function in psql? It might be a bit more involved that it seems at first 
glance, although my initial reaction was the same as David's.



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