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Re: [0.2] getting transactions to work

From: reiner peterke <zedaardv(at)drizzle(dot)com>
To: Rod K <rod(at)23net(dot)net>
Cc: pgsql-php(at)postgresql(dot)org
Subject: Re: [0.2] getting transactions to work
Date: 2004-07-30 15:03:49
Message-ID: A9A5A3D4-E239-11D8-8EE0-000A95984CA6@drizzle.com (view raw or flat)
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this is meant in all honesty,

then whats the point?!

ok, let me put it this way.  is there no way to implement pages using 
transactions?
otherwise it seems to kind of defeat the purpose of them.

r
On 30 jul 2004, at 16.57, Rod K wrote:

> You are correct.  You cannot have a transaction span multiple 
> pages/scripts.
>
> reiner peterke wrote:
>
>> there seems to be very little info around on actually using 
>> transactions with postgres.  i've tried to create a page that will 
>> take input from a form and insert it into my database.  it works if i 
>> just do it without transactions but when i try to use with the begin 
>> and commit sections of code, it doesn't update the data base.  i'm 
>> guessing it is doing a rollback when my page loads itself again.  can 
>> anyone help me out here ?
>>
>> thanks
>>
>> r
>>
>> code below
>>
>> <html>
>> <head>
>> <submitle>those eyes</submitle>
>> </head>
>> <body>
>>   <?
>>   $conn = pg_connect("dbname=entish user=postgres");
>>     if(!$conn)
>>     {
>>       print "not for the chocolate";
>>       exit;
>>     }
>>   if ($_POST[submit])  {
>>
>>     $begin = pg_query("begin");
>>     $isql = "insert into diety(diety,culture,gender)
>>               values 
>> ('$_POST[diety]','$_POST[culture]','$_POST[gender]')";
>>     printf("-- %s --\n",$isql);
>>     $results = pg_query($isql);
>>     ?>
>>     <form method="post" action="<? echo $PHP_SELF?>">
>>       <input type="Submit" name="action" value="commit">
>>       <input type="Submit" name="action" value="rollback">
>>     </form>
>>     <?
>>   }
>>   else if(!$_POST[action]) {
>>   ?>
>>     <form method="post" action="<? echo $PHP_SELF?>">
>>       Diety:<input type="text" name="diety"><br>
>>       Culture:<input type="text" name="culture"><br>
>>       Gender:<input type="text" name="gender"><br>
>>       <input type="Submit" name="submit" value="enter">
>>     </form>
>>     <?
>>   }
>>   else {
>>     if($_POST[action] == 'commit') {
>>       echo "let me see";
>>       $act = pg_query("commit");
>>     }
>>     else {
>>       $act = pg_query("rollback");
>>       }
>>   }  //end if $_POST[submit]
>> ?>
>> </body>
>> </html>
>> ---------------------------(end of 
>> broadcast)---------------------------
>> TIP 8: explain analyze is your friend
>
>


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