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Re: calling an external (windows) exe

From: "Sean Davis" <sdavis2(at)mail(dot)nih(dot)gov>
To: "Peter Roy" <Peter(dot)Roy(at)tideway(dot)com>,<pgsql-interfaces(at)postgresql(dot)org>
Subject: Re: calling an external (windows) exe
Date: 2005-04-03 00:36:18
Message-ID: 004d01c537e5$26a9ae20$5179f345@WATSON (view raw or flat)
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You can with several of the procedure languages, though I think you would have to use the "untrusted" versions.  I use pl/perl (untrusted) which has the system command.  You can read the docs on the different procedure languages at:

http://www.postgresql.org

Sean
  ----- Original Message ----- 
  From: Peter Roy 
  To: pgsql-interfaces(at)postgresql(dot)org 
  Sent: Thursday, March 31, 2005 10:41 AM
  Subject: [INTERFACES] calling an external (windows) exe


  Hi,

  Is it possible to call an executable from within a PostgreSQL function?

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