On Mon, Mar 29, 2010 at 12:12 PM, Tom Lane <tgl(at)sss(dot)pgh(dot)pa(dot)us> wrote:
> Boszormenyi Zoltan <zb(at)cybertec(dot)at> writes:
>> I need to call a function via dblink that returns a void, i.e.
>> technically nothing.
> You're overthinking the problem. Imagine void is just a datatype
> (which it is...) This should work:
but it isn't! void returning functions may not be queried over the
binary protocol (why?), so if you used dblink w/void returning
functions, and dblink later supported binary results, your code would
break (i'm sure such a thing would be optional, but the point stands).
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