Subject Re: [ib-support] EXTERNAL tables for logging
Author Anderson Farias
Hi Paul,

> You need to remember that external tables are not under transaction
> control. Sometimes that is a good thing - debugging stored procedures,
> for instance. Other times - like actually logging committed changes -
> this is less than useful. You have no way of logging whether a change
> was committed or rolled back. Again, this _may_ be a useful feature, but
> generally it isn't.

That's really a very good point. Logging "rollbacked" changes is *not* a
good idea ;-)

Many thanks,