Subject RE: [firebird-support] Updating table without triggering trigger
Author Alan McDonald
> Hello,
> I have a table with a "before update" trigger. In some special cases,
> I want to update this table without triggering that trigger.
> My guess is that "alter trigger <trigger> inactive" will make it
> inactive to all other transactions, too, right?

> Or is it possible to make it inactive, update the table and make it
> active again, without interfering with other transactions?
> Regards,
> Daniel Albuschat

simply test for a condition in the trigger and surround the trigger code in this condition. if the condition exists, the trigger fires. There are myriad ways to set a condition.
e.g. create a special user to do only these types of actions. Then connect to the DB with this user, and have the trigger test for IF (USER<>YOURUSER) THEN