* 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.



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