[fdo-internals] RE: Defects in PostGIS provider

Mateusz Loskot mateusz at loskot.net
Fri Aug 24 08:19:48 EDT 2007

Haris Kurtagic wrote:
> Hm, If I am looking in database behavior it would be normal to delete
>  class/table if data is in the class/table.
> So in my opinion it is expected behavior to be able to delete class 
> regardless of data in it.


I'm not sure if that would be safe.
Considering that a feature class is not always mapped to single table,
but may be mapped to N physical tables, deleting data along with table
is potentially unsafe for data integrity.

Mateusz Loskot

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