* Abhijit Menon-Sen (a...@2ndquadrant.com) wrote: > At 2014-05-02 14:22:23 -0400, sfr...@snowman.net wrote: > > I'm aware and I really am not convinced that pushing all of this to > > contrib modules using the hooks is the right approach- for one thing, > > it certainly doesn't seem to me that we've actually gotten a lot of > > traction from people to actually make use of them and keep them > > updated. > > For what it's worth, I greatly appreciate *having* the hooks. Without > them, it would have been much more difficult to prototype pgaudit, and > it would have been impossible to do so in a way that could be used with > 9.3/9.4.
I'm perfectly fine w/ having the hooks and they're great for exactly the reasons you point out- it's at least *possible* to add some of this without having to custom compile the backend. That doesn't mean it's what we should hang our hat on as the 'one true solution'. > > having to combine event triggers with various hooks just doesn't > > strike me as a great design. > > Suggestions are welcome, but I have to say that I'm not a big fan of > reinventing what event trigger give us in the way of deparsing either. No, I wouldn't want us to reinvent or duplicate code either. Thanks, Stephen
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