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Re: TODO : Multiple inserts in a single statement

From: Nick Barr <nicky(at)chuckie(dot)co(dot)uk>
To: Tom Lane <tgl(at)sss(dot)pgh(dot)pa(dot)us>
Cc: Bruce Momjian <pgman(at)candle(dot)pha(dot)pa(dot)us>,pgsql-patches(at)postgresql(dot)org
Subject: Re: TODO : Multiple inserts in a single statement
Date: 2004-02-14 11:57:45
Message-ID: 402E0D39.4000301@chuckie.co.uk (view raw or flat)
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Tom Lane wrote:

>Bruce Momjian <pgman(at)candle(dot)pha(dot)pa(dot)us> writes:
>  
>
>>Nick Barr wrote:
>>    
>>
>>>Would anyone have any objections if I started to look at the following 
>>>TODO item?
>>>
>>>* Allow INSERT INTO tab (col1, ..) VALUES (val1, ..), (val2, ..)
>>>      
>>>
>
>  
>
>>Sounds good.  Please read the developers FAQ for the suggested process.
>>    
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>
>Also please read the SQL spec.  I recall having looked at this once
>with the idea that it should be an easy Sunday-afternoon hack, and
>discovering that making it do what the spec envisions was harder than
>I thought.  I forget now just what the issues were, but I remember
>there's more there than meets the eye.  (Type coercion might have been
>part of it ... don't recall for sure ...)
>
>			regards, tom lane
>
>  
>
Cheers guys. Reading every piece of documentation I can find (isn't 
Google marvellous). Will report back when I have looked at the code a 
bit more.

Nick

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