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Re: Where is PLbash ??

From: alex(at)pilosoft(dot)com
To: Tom Lane <tgl(at)sss(dot)pgh(dot)pa(dot)us>
Cc: pgsql-interfaces(at)postgresql(dot)org
Subject: Re: Where is PLbash ??
Date: 2002-06-25 18:16:25
Message-ID: Pine.LNX.4.44.0206251407410.825-100000@paix.pilosoft.com (view raw or flat)
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On Tue, 25 Jun 2002, Tom Lane wrote:

> My opinion is that the *preferred* way would involve having a background
> client-side task that watches for things to do (eg via NOTIFY/LISTEN),
> and then updates the database to indicate that it's done it.  This
> doesn't require any unsafe PL programming at all, but it does mean extra
> work to set up a suitable client task.  An example would make a great
> contrib item ...

I actually have implemented just that, but it requires patches to DBD::Pg 
to do a "wait until event happens". I'll dig it out and submit to contrib





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