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Re: psql, remove include of psqlscan.c

From: Tom Lane <tgl(at)sss(dot)pgh(dot)pa(dot)us>
To: "Karl O(dot) Pinc" <kop(at)meme(dot)com>
Cc: pgsql-hackers(at)postgresql(dot)org
Subject: Re: psql, remove include of psqlscan.c
Date: 2012-09-27 19:28:49
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"Karl O. Pinc" <kop(at)meme(dot)com> writes:
> What I'm thinking of in libpq is the ability to give it big string
> with many sql statements and have it hand back each statement
> so the client can then submit it to the server for execution.
> What I really _want_ is to be able get a bit string of many
> sql statements from the user and return the results, statuses,
> etc. of executing each statement.  Just what psql does when,
> say, fed a file from stdin.

Just as a note --- I believe you can get that result today with
PQsendQuery followed by a PQgetResult loop.  There's no need to
provide an API that splits the string first.

			regards, tom lane

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