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Re: Fix for fetchone() and fetchmany() in Python interface

From: Gerhard Häring <haering_python(at)gmx(dot)de>
To: pgsql-patches(at)postgresql(dot)org
Subject: Re: Fix for fetchone() and fetchmany() in Python interface
Date: 2001-08-15 20:15:36
Message-ID: 20010815221535.A6534@lilith.hqd-internal (view raw or flat)
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On Wed, Aug 15, 2001 at 06:01:58PM -0400, Fernando Nasser wrote:
> > If it has taken months for someone report report it and fix it, it can't
> > be that major.

Many PyGreSQL users aren't aware of the fact that it's part of PostgreSQL. I
sent a message to the mailing list recommending that they report bugs w/ the
PostgreSQL bug tracker in the future, not only on the mailing list.

> Maybe people are using the old interface pg.py and that one is not broken?

It's broken as well.

> Or people tried to use the new interface (pgdb.py) and gave up because it 
> didn't work (and went on to use some other DBMS)?

I personally (and many others) switched to using different PostgreSQL/Python
interface. There are three alternatives to the one include in PG. I prefer
http://sourceforge.net/projects/pypgsql which is decidedly less buggy.

> It took us a couple weeks to get the first customer complaint, which is a 
> very short time.  We sent them Gerhard's patch and they are quite happy now
> (thanks Gerhard!).

You're welcome :-)

I also think that the bug is a major one. There were at least three complaints
at the mailing list, but it seems the PyGreSQL maintainer doesn't have much
time.

Gerhard
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