> Andreas Joppich wrote:
> > Hi there !
> > It has now happened several times that I wanted to rollback some
> > changes (like update, delete,...) I made to some tables. And since I
> > always forget to start a transaction, a simple ROLLBACK doesn't work
> > because of that quiet annoying autocommit in psql.
> > I'd like to have automatically started a transaction which explicitly
> > must be termintated with commit or rollback.
> > Is there a way to turn autocommit off ? If not, perhaps it could
> > be a feature for the todo list ?
> > I'm currently using the cvs from last sunday on linux 2.1.119.
> > Thanks for any hints.
> > Andreas
> You can edit your ~/.psqlrc (or /etc/psqlrc) an put a
> line into it. The drawback is that if you do not issue a "commit"
> command you loose all your changes.
The problem with this is that is that when he does his first COMMIT, he
is not started in a new transaction block.
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