Joseph S <> writes:
> After upgrading to 8.2.3 INSERTs and UPDATEs on one of my tables became
> incredibly slow. I traced the problem to one of my triggers that calls
> one of my defined functions (that is IMMUTABLE). If I inline the
> function instead of calling it the runtime for my test update drops from
> 10261.234 ms to 564.094 ms. The time running the trigger itself
> dropped from 9749.910 to 99.504.
With no more details than that, I don't see how you expect any useful
comments. Let's see the code. Also, what PG version are you comparing to?
> BTW does make any sense to bother marking trigger functions as STABLE or
No, the trigger mechanisms don't pay any attention to that. I can
hardly conceive of a useful trigger that wouldn't be VOLATILE anyway,
since side effects are more or less the point.
regards, tom lane