Skip site navigation (1) Skip section navigation (2)

Re: COPY (query) TO file

From: "Mark Woodward" <pgsql(at)mohawksoft(dot)com>
To: "Joshua D(dot) Drake" <jd(at)commandprompt(dot)com>
Cc: "Stefan Kaltenbrunner" <stefan(at)kaltenbrunner(dot)cc>, "Andrew Dunstan" <andrew(at)dunslane(dot)net>, pgsql-hackers(at)postgresql(dot)org
Subject: Re: COPY (query) TO file
Date: 2006-06-03 01:25:41
Message-ID: (view raw, whole thread or download thread mbox)
Lists: pgsql-hackers
>>>  Allow COPY to output from views
>>>  Another idea would be to allow actual SELECT statements in a COPY.
>>> Personally I strongly favor the second option as being more flexible
>>> than the first.
>> I second that - allowing arbitrary SELECT statements as a COPY source
>> seems much more powerful and flexible than just supporting COPY FROM
>> VIEW.
> Not to be a sour apple or anything but I don't see how any of this is
> needed in the backend since we can easily use Psql to do it, or pretty
> much any other tool.

There is an important difference between a capability in the backend vs
one synthesized in the frontend.

In response to


pgsql-hackers by date

Next:From: Joshua D. DrakeDate: 2006-06-03 01:44:53
Subject: Re: COPY (query) TO file
Previous:From: Joshua D. DrakeDate: 2006-06-03 00:48:03
Subject: Re: COPY (query) TO file

Privacy Policy | About PostgreSQL
Copyright © 1996-2017 The PostgreSQL Global Development Group