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Re: schema level variables and deferrable unique constraints

From: Tom Lane <tgl(at)sss(dot)pgh(dot)pa(dot)us>
To: Paramveer(dot)Singh(at)trilogy(dot)com
Cc: pgsql-hackers(at)postgresql(dot)org
Subject: Re: schema level variables and deferrable unique constraints
Date: 2004-09-20 14:34:33
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Paramveer(dot)Singh(at)trilogy(dot)com writes:
> Oracle has package level variables which are not mappable to any postgres 
> equivalent.
> could we have something like schema scope variables which could be 
> directly referred from let's say plpgsql functions?
> Can someone give me some pointers on how to go about implementing this?

It seems more appropriate to me to store your values in a table
(variable name and value).  I don't see any strong need for a
system-level facility for this.

			regards, tom lane

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