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Re: C Stored Function with ECPG

From: Tom Lane <tgl(at)sss(dot)pgh(dot)pa(dot)us>
To: Bob Henkel <bob(dot)henkel(at)gmail(dot)com>
Cc: pgsql-interfaces(at)postgresql(dot)org
Subject: Re: C Stored Function with ECPG
Date: 2009-02-24 01:47:28
Message-ID: 29891.1235440048@sss.pgh.pa.us (view raw or flat)
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Bob Henkel <bob(dot)henkel(at)gmail(dot)com> writes:
> I assume it's feasible to embedd ECPG in a Postgres Stored function
> written in C?

No, I don't think so; or at least that's not the expected usage.  ECPG
expects to connect to an external server.  The normal way to issue
SQL from C-level backend code is to use the SPI interface:
http://www.postgresql.org/docs/8.3/static/spi.html

			regards, tom lane

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