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Re: Getting data where select has a limit criteria

From: Michael Fuhr <mike(at)fuhr(dot)org>
To: Kashyap Jani <kjani(at)cognitronics(dot)com>
Cc: pgsql-interfaces <pgsql-interfaces(at)postgresql(dot)org>
Subject: Re: Getting data where select has a limit criteria
Date: 2006-01-12 20:03:44
Message-ID: 20060112200344.GA55632@winnie.fuhr.org (view raw or flat)
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On Thu, Jan 12, 2006 at 10:48:08AM -0500, Kashyap Jani wrote:
>    I am trying to issue a query like "SELECT * from <some table> limit 
> 30". In psql command line interface it displays only 30 rows at a time. 

With LIMIT 30 psql should display only 30 rows altogether ("30 rows
at a time" suggests that you're getting more than 30 rows -- are
you?).

> How will it behave if I use libpq. Is it going to return me only 30 rows ?

If you put LIMIT 30 in the query then you should get at most 30
rows.  What happened when you tried it?

-- 
Michael Fuhr

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