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will maria db overcome mysqls feature limitations? (foreign keys+triggers, recursive triggers)
I was wondering if mariadb plans to overcome mysqls limitations such as
- foreign key operations do not start triggers
- triggers can’t be recursive (error 1442)
I know that mariadb wants to be compatible with mysql but maybe these features could be optional?
The mysql/mariadb comparison shows additional features which wont break compatibility I guess because they don’t exist in mysql (yet?).
But besides additional features, is there a chance that mariadb could ever overcome limitations?
Is this even a goal of this project?
So far I only found postgres to support these features.
Background of this question:
I am developing an object relational mapper and my goal is to have the database enforce the consistency.
So triggers and foreign key constraints working together are vital for this.
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