Re: trigger question

  • From: "Norman Dunbar" <norman.dunbar@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • To: <malcolmarnold@xxxxxxxxx>, <adolph.tony@xxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Mon, 28 Nov 2005 11:54:29 +0000

Morning Tony,

Hmm, seems I'm a bit thicker than at first thought!
When I wrote this originally :

 when dup_entry_exception then

I really meant this :

 when dup_entry_exception then

This version causes the duplicate to be ignored. However, as dicovered
by malcolm, this would allow the duplicate row to be inserted and is no
use to you !

More apologies !


Norman Dunbar.
Contract Oracle DBA.
Rivers House, Leeds.

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