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Re: COPY with a variable path

From: Bill Todd <pg(at)dbginc(dot)com>
To: rod(at)iol(dot)ie
Cc: pgsql-general(at)postgresql(dot)org
Subject: Re: COPY with a variable path
Date: 2008-11-27 23:23:31
Message-ID: 492F2BF3.7030308@dbginc.com (view raw or flat)
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Raymond O'Donnell wrote:
> 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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>   
I tried your suggestion and it worked! Thanks.

Bill

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