Subject Re: [firebird-support] DDL and DML in one transaction
Author Helen Borrie
At 02:55 PM 11/10/2004 +0000, you wrote:

>Hi there,
>Will there be any support for lets say creating a table and
>populating it within one transaction?


Apart from the multi-user issues, is the fact that metadata are stored in
regular database tables (albeit they have funny names like RDB$SPLAT). A
table definition consists of rows in a group of these system tables. Until
the surface DDL statements (the SQL commands by which the underlying
INSERTS into these tables are surfaced) are committed, the table doesn't

This is a situation where the egg has to pre-exist the chicken. :-)