On Tue, Sep 21, 1999 at 10:15:33PM -0300, rodneyr(at)embratel(dot)com(dot)br wrote:
> "EXEC SQL CREATE DATABASE testbase;"
> Then I compiled it, using ecpg, but the database was't been created.
In fact only a directory was created, right?
> When a try to open it with "psql" I receive the message:
> Connection to database 'testbase' failed.
> FATAL 1: Database testbase does not exist in pg_database
> Is there any mistake in my statement?
Yes and no. The statement itself is correct. However, the usage is not. I
take it you are executing the statement inside a transaction but do not
issue a commit afterwards. Thus pg_database is not updated at all.
Please try calling EXEC SQL COMMIT; after the CREATE DATABASE call. This
should work. At least it does for me.
Or call ecpg with parameter '-t' to switch off autotransaction mode. With
'-t' the CREATE DATABASE statement becomes a transaction for itself and thus
is committed once it returns.
Hope this helps.
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