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Re: [QUESTIONS] Re: [HACKERS] text should be a blob field

From: jwieck(at)debis(dot)com (Jan Wieck)
To: psqlhack(at)maidast(dot)demon(dot)co(dot)uk (Peter T Mount)
Cc: jwieck(at)debis(dot)com, maillist(at)candle(dot)pha(dot)pa(dot)us, Andreas(dot)Zeugswetter(at)telecom(dot)at, pgsql-hackers(at)hub(dot)org
Subject: Re: [QUESTIONS] Re: [HACKERS] text should be a blob field
Date: 1998-03-16 07:56:58
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Peter Mount wrote:
> On Wed, 4 Mar 1998, Jan Wieck wrote:
> >     I think triggers are more appropriate.
> >
> I'm begining to agree with you here.
> So far, I've got the trigger to work, so if a row of a table is deleted,
> or an oid referencing a BLOB is updated, then the old BLOB is deleted.
> This removes the orphaned BLOB problem.
> The only problem I have now, is:
>   How to get a trigger to be automatically created on a table when the
>   table is created. This would be required, so the end user doesn't have
>   to do this (normally from within an application).
> This would be required, esp. for expanding the text type (or memo, or
> whatever).

    So  you think of a new type that automatically causes trigger
    definition if used in CREATE/ALTER TABLE.

    Agree - would be a nice feature.



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