On Tue, May 29, 2007 at 09:41:38AM -0400, Tom Lane wrote:
> "Jan Szumiec" <jan(dot)szumie(at)infiniteloop(dot)eu> writes:
> > UPDATE items SET (type, post_id) = (INSERT INTO efforts (effort) VALUES
> > (667) RETURNING 'Item', id) WHERE id = 1937
> Sorry, RETURNING is only supported at the top level of a query.
What would be involved with making this possible? What we have at the
moment is a pretty clear POLA violation because unlike the rest of the
row-returning objects (tables, views, SRFs and VALUES() clauses), only
RETURNING can't be used in a subquery.
David Fetter <david(at)fetter(dot)org> http://fetter.org/
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