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Re: [GENERAL] SPI and Libpq

From: David Hartwig <daveh(at)insightdist(dot)com>
To: Anand Surelia <anand(at)bytekinc(dot)com>
Cc: "pgsql-general(at)postgreSQL(dot)org" <pgsql-general(at)postgreSQL(dot)org>
Subject: Re: [GENERAL] SPI and Libpq
Date: 1998-09-22 19:09:39
Message-ID: 3607F5F3.3B527647@insightdist.com (view raw or flat)
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SPI - Server Programming Interface is for coding C functions in the
backend.  Thus triggers can reference functions created using SPI..

Libpq  is a front-end (or client side)  API.

Anand Surelia wrote:

> Hi,
> Can anyone tell me what is the difference between the SPI and the Libpq
> interfaces and when to use what?
> I am writing some functions that will be used by triggers. What
> interface should I use to implement those functions?
> Thanks,
> Anand




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