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From: Bruce Momjian <pgman(at)candle(dot)pha(dot)pa(dot)us>
To: Tom Lane <tgl(at)sss(dot)pgh(dot)pa(dot)us>
Cc: Darko Prenosil <Darko(dot)Prenosil(at)finteh(dot)hr>, pgsql interfaces <pgsql-interfaces(at)postgresql(dot)org>
Subject: Re:
Date: 2001-10-04 13:28:06
Message-ID: 200110041328.f94DS6j29943@candle.pha.pa.us
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> "Darko Prenosil" <Darko(dot)Prenosil(at)finteh(dot)hr> writes:
> > We wanted to use non-blocking PQSendQuery to send a large query which =
> > consists of many SELECTs. Our pglib interface sent just first 8192 bytes =
> > and returned EOF. Whole query was more than 64k.
>
> I've said since day one that libpq's non-blocking mode is fundamentally
> broken --- see http://fts.postgresql.org/db/mw/msg.html?mid=35774 and
> rest of that thread. Tempt me not too far, or I'll rip it all out
> until someone reimplements it in a non-broken fashion ...

This is my fault. I voted for its inclusion even though Tom said it was
not reliable. I thought someone would have fixed it by now but perhaps
it is not fixable.

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