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cyclic cascade paths

i have tree tables in my db, one for menu, one for menu items and the other authorization.. They have the following columns and relationships:

id (PK), name, position

id (PK), name, parent (FK to Menu->id), position

id(PK), menuid (FK to Menu->id), menuitemid (FK to MenuItem->id), usergroupid

By doing this a user group will be authorized wholly for a menu of for just a few of the items in a menu (meaning that each record of the authorization table will either contain a value for menuid or for menuitemid). I defined cascade delete/update between menu and menuitem tables and menu and authorization tables. However when i try to define a final cascade delete/update between menuitem and the authorization tables, i get the cylic cascade path errors from sql server.. What could be the solution..
Sep 23 '08 #1
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