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Re: recursive SQL functions

From: Tom Lane <tgl(at)sss(dot)pgh(dot)pa(dot)us>
To: Don Baccus <dhogaza(at)pacifier(dot)com>
Cc: pgsql-hackers(at)postgresql(dot)org
Subject: Re: recursive SQL functions
Date: 2001-12-17 20:57:19
Message-ID: 6917.1008622639@sss.pgh.pa.us (view raw or flat)
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Don Baccus <dhogaza(at)pacifier(dot)com> writes:
> Is there any reason why recursive SQL functions are not allowed in PG 7.2?

It's been discussed, cf
http://fts.postgresql.org/db/mw/msg.html?mid=1038929
but no one got around to it for 7.2.

Aside from the forward-reference problem, which seems easy enough to
solve, I think there may be some performance issues that'd have to be
dealt with (memory leaks and so forth).

			regards, tom lane

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