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Re: Not clear on what PQgetResult does

From: David Rysdam <drysdam(at)ll(dot)mit(dot)edu>
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Subject: Re: Not clear on what PQgetResult does
Date: 2005-11-17 20:01:52
Message-ID: 437CE1B0.3040001@ll.mit.edu (view raw or flat)
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Tom Lane wrote:

>David Rysdam <drysdam(at)ll(dot)mit(dot)edu> writes:
>  
>
>>I don't understand in what sense PQgetResult is asynchronous.
>>    
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>
>It isn't.  You can use it in an asynchronous client, but the way you do
>that is by not calling it until PQisBusy says you can (which means the
>whole result has arrived, and you're just calling PQgetResult to get
>hold of it).
>
So there's no way to have libpq return partial results before they are 
all ready?

If I may, I would like to express some degree of incredulity.  Even the 
version of Sybase I'm using does this right and it's from 1997!

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