On Wed, Aug 30, 2006 at 12:01:25PM -0400, Tom Lane wrote:
> Bernd Helmle <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> writes:
> > [ latest views patch ]
> This is the first time I've actually looked at this patch, and I am
> dismayed.  viewUpdate.c looks like nothing so much as a large program
> with a small program struggling to get out.  What is all the stuff about
> handling multiple base rels?  SQL92, at least, does not say that a join
> is updatable, and AFAICT this patch is rejecting that too ... though
> it's hard to tell with the conditions for allowing the join to be
> updatable scattered through a lot of different functions.  And some of
> the code seems to be expecting multiple implicit rules and other parts
> not.  I get the impression that a lot of this code is left over from a
> more ambitious first draft and ought to be removed in the name of
> readability/maintainability.

If that code is on the right path to allowing things like updates to the
many side of a join then it would be worth adding comments to that
effect. Or maybe a comment referencing whatever version of the file the
code was yanked out of.
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