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Re: Getting data where select has a limit criteria

From: Kashyap Jani <kjani(at)cognitronics(dot)com>
To: Michael Fuhr <mike(at)fuhr(dot)org>
Cc: pgsql-interfaces <pgsql-interfaces(at)postgresql(dot)org>
Subject: Re: Getting data where select has a limit criteria
Date: 2006-01-12 23:18:00
Message-ID: 43C6E3A8.7050904@cognitronics.com (view raw or flat)
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Michael Fuhr wrote:

>On Thu, Jan 12, 2006 at 10:48:08AM -0500, Kashyap Jani wrote:
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>>   I am trying to issue a query like "SELECT * from <some table> limit 
>>30". In psql command line interface it displays only 30 rows at a time. 
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>With LIMIT 30 psql should display only 30 rows altogether ("30 rows
>at a time" suggests that you're getting more than 30 rows -- are
>you?).
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>>How will it behave if I use libpq. Is it going to return me only 30 rows ?
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>If you put LIMIT 30 in the query then you should get at most 30
>rows.  What happened when you tried it?
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Thanks Michael,
    I returned 30 records back. I wasn't sure how it will work and 
thought I could just ask instead of actually writing a sample test 
program... But I ended up witting a sample program anyway..

Regards,
Kashyap


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