David Rysdam wrote:
> Joshua D. Drake wrote:
> >>>It isn't. You can use it in an asynchronous client, but the way you do
> >>>that is by not calling it until PQisBusy says you can (which means the
> >>>whole result has arrived, and you're just calling PQgetResult to get
> >>>hold of it).
> >>So there's no way to have libpq return partial results before they
> >>are all ready?
> >>If I may, I would like to express some degree of incredulity. Even
> >>the version of Sybase I'm using does this right and it's from 1997!
> >I am sure we would welcome a patch ;))
> To be honest, this is almost enough to drive me away from PG.
If you are in need of partial results you may as well use a cursor and
fetch from it, a bunch at a time.
> Or are there underlying server reasons why this won't work?
This topic was discussed four days ago I think ... look for a thread
with subject "Incremental results from libpq" on the archives of this
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