On 2014-06-17 11:22:17 +0200, Vik Fearing wrote:
> On 06/17/2014 09:43 AM, Hannu Krosing wrote:
> > On 06/14/2014 09:35 PM, Tom Lane wrote:
> >> > As I mentioned awhile ago, I'm thinking about implementing the
> >> > SQL-standard construct
> >> >
> >> >  UPDATE foo SET ..., (a,b,...) = (SELECT x,y,...), ...
> >> >
> >> > I've run into a rather nasty problem, which is how does this interact
> >> > with expansion of NEW references in ON UPDATE rules?  
> >
> > Was'nt there a plan (consensus?) about deprecating rules altogether ?
> 
> I believe that was just for user access to them, ie CREATE RULE.  I
> don't think there was ever question of purging them from the code base.

I don't think any such concensus has been made? I wish it were, but the
last discussions about it imo ended quite differently.

Greetings,

Andres Freund

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