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Re: I want to send comments to the backend!

From: Tom Lane <tgl(at)sss(dot)pgh(dot)pa(dot)us>
To: Bruce Momjian <pgman(at)candle(dot)pha(dot)pa(dot)us>
Cc: Gerhard Häring <haering_postgresql(at)gmx(dot)de>,pgsql-interfaces(at)postgresql(dot)org
Subject: Re: I want to send comments to the backend!
Date: 2003-03-20 15:47:29
Message-ID: 23655.1048175249@sss.pgh.pa.us (view raw or flat)
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Bruce Momjian <pgman(at)candle(dot)pha(dot)pa(dot)us> writes:
> Gerhard Hring wrote:
>> Why can't I send comments like
>> -- a comment
>> to the backend using libpq? Are these only handled in psql? Please allow to
>> send comments to the backend, as I really need them.

> The backend should handle them fine.  Can you give us pgsql version and
> an example.

I think he's complaining that psql strips out the comments before
sending stuff to the backend.  Unfortunately, most of the world probably
considers that a feature, not a bug.

I'm quite certain that libpq does not strip comments, so the complaint
isn't strictly accurate...

			regards, tom lane

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