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The Manual says: http://dev.mysql.com/doc/refman/5.6/en/innodb-restrictions.html

Currently, cascaded foreign key actions do not activate triggers.

Any Idea when will this be implemented.

Is there a work around for this?

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Not to start a flamewar, but this does work in PostgreSQL for years. When using innoDB, it should be relative simple to move to PostgreSQL.

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I was thinking the same thing, but was afraid to give such an answer ;) –  a_horse_with_no_name Apr 22 '12 at 16:35
    
I have a PostgreSQL db for some data.. for which there is better support on PostgreSQL. Will give the moving a thought. Thanks. –  ThinkingMonkey Apr 22 '12 at 17:09
    
@a_horse_with_no_name The move to PostgreSQL has been done. :) –  ThinkingMonkey Aug 7 '12 at 10:05
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