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Re: COPY with a variable path

From: Raymond O'Donnell <rod(at)iol(dot)ie>
To: Bill Todd <pg(at)dbginc(dot)com>
Cc: pgsql-general(at)postgresql(dot)org
Subject: Re: COPY with a variable path
Date: 2008-11-27 21:07:04
Message-ID: 492F0BF8.6060901@iol.ie (view raw or flat)
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On 27/11/2008 20:52, Bill Todd wrote:

> Substituting the input parameter for the literal path does not work and
> neither does using PREPARE/EXECUTE. How can I pass the file path as a
> parameter?

You could write a pl/pgsql function which constructs the query as a
string and then runs it with EXECUTE.

Ray.


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