> -----Original Message-----
> From: pgsql-hackers-ow...@postgresql.org [mailto:pgsql-hackers-
> ow...@postgresql.org] On Behalf Of Andres Freund
> Sent: 06 December 2012 20:04
> To: Simon Riggs
> Cc: Robert Haas; Dimitri Fontaine; Josh Berkus;
pgsql-hackers@postgresql.org
> Subject: Re: [HACKERS] ALTER TABLE ... NOREWRITE option
> > I don't see any difference between an event trigger and these
> statements...
> >
> > BEGIN;
> > ALTER TABLE x ...;
> > SELECT somefunction();
> > ALTER TABLE y ...;
> > COMMIT;
> 
> Event triggers get called *during* the ALTER TABLE. So if were not careful
> they see something thats not easy to handle.
> 

I thought the point of this was to call the trigger *before* anything
happens.

Regards
Petr Jelinek




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