Robert Haas <> writes:
> On Fri, Mar 9, 2012 at 9:22 AM, Thom Brown <> wrote:
>> Sorry, I meant any command trigger.  It's because none of the commands
>> can be run on a standby, so the triggers don't seem appropriate.

> I'm not convinced.  Right now, it's fairly useless - all the triggers
> could possibly do is throw an error, and an error is going to get
> thrown anyway, so it's only a question of which error message the user
> will see.  But we discussed before the idea of adding a capability for
> BEFORE triggers to request that the actual execution of the command
> get skipped, and then it's possible to imagine this being useful.

Um, surely the "you can't do that in a read-only session" error is going
to get thrown long before the command trigger could be called?

                        regards, tom lane

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