On Mon, 30 Oct 2006 08:13:39 +0100
Peter.Colpaert@xxxxxxxxx wrote:

I'd rather not use the FIDS, but rely on an SQL count(*) to give me
the current record count.

I prefer to use the old-style file I/O methods. Is it written somewhere
that trigger programs can't count on the FIDS?

AFAIK, the trigger program is called for each insert, and the next
insert has to wait until the previous call to the trigger program is
finished.

That's the way that makes sense to me, but I wasn't sure.

In this case, you only need to delete the oldest record to keep your 
number of records under the limit.

That's what I'll try.

Thanks.

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