On Thu, Jul 21, 2016 at 12:46:29PM -0400, Robert Haas wrote:
> On Thu, Jul 21, 2016 at 12:39 PM, David Fetter <da...@fetter.org> wrote:
> > On Thu, Jul 21, 2016 at 06:20:37PM +0300, Teodor Sigaev wrote:
> >> > Please find attached a patch which makes it possible to disallow
> >> > UPDATEs and DELETEs which lack a WHERE clause. As this changes query
> >> > behavior, I've made the new GUCs PGC_SUSET.
> >> >
> >> > What say?
> >> DELETE FROM tbl WHERE true; ?
> > I specifically left this possible so the feature when turned on allows
> > people to do updates with an always-true qualifier if that's what they
> > actually mean to do.
> > In case it wasn't clear, unqualified updates and deletes are permitted
> > by default. This patch allows people to set it so they're disallowed.
> I join with others in thinking it's a reasonable contrib module. In
> fact, I already wrote it for my 2015 PGCon tutorial. Well, the
> "delete" part, anyway.
I'm happy to write the rest of this as a contrib module. I hope to
get to that this evening.
David Fetter <david(at)fetter(dot)org> http://fetter.org/
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