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Re: "WHERE CURRENT OF" Support in libpq Someday?

From: Bruce Momjian <pgman(at)candle(dot)pha(dot)pa(dot)us>
To: "Warren W(dot) Gay VE3WWG" <ve3wwg(at)cogeco(dot)ca>
Cc: PostgreSQL Interfaces <pgsql-interfaces(at)postgresql(dot)org>
Subject: Re: "WHERE CURRENT OF" Support in libpq Someday?
Date: 2004-08-13 04:18:47
Message-ID: 200408130418.i7D4IlC17044@candle.pha.pa.us (view raw or flat)
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It arrives when someone codes it, maybe 8.1.  I think Fujitsu was going
to have someone work on it for 8.1, but I am not sure.

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Warren W. Gay VE3WWG wrote:
> I expect that ecpg supports cursors that include functionality
> for constructs like:
> 
>   UPDATE EMPLOYEES
>   SET MARRIED = 'T'
>   WHERE CURRENT OF CURSOR_NAME;
> 
> but this support seems to be absent in libpq.
> 
> Is this being planned for a future release?  If so, which
> one?
> 
> This is well supported feature by commercial databases (Oracle,
> Sybase, Informix to name a few), but I just don't see any hint
> of it coming to libpq.
> 
> TIA, Warren.
> 
> -- 
> Warren W. Gay VE3WWG
> http://home.cogeco.ca/~ve3wwg
> 
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