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Re: DBD::PostgreSQL

From: Tom Lane <tgl(at)sss(dot)pgh(dot)pa(dot)us>
To: David Wheeler <david(at)wheeler(dot)net>
Cc: Tim Bunce <Tim(dot)Bunce(at)pobox(dot)com>, dbi-dev(at)perl(dot)org,pgsql-interfaces(at)postgresql(dot)org
Subject: Re: DBD::PostgreSQL
Date: 2002-11-18 17:12:43
Message-ID: 250.1037639563@sss.pgh.pa.us (view raw or flat)
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David Wheeler <david(at)wheeler(dot)net> writes:
> I'm quite sure that in PostgreSQL, transactions have to be started 
> explicitly.

As of 7.3 that's not necessarily so anymore; you can "SET autocommit TO
off" and get the behavior where any statement starts a transaction block
(and so an explicit COMMIT is required to commit its effects).  Not
sure if this helps you or not.

			regards, tom lane

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