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Re: command length?

From: Josh Berkus <josh(at)agliodbs(dot)com>
To: stev knowles <stev(at)Precision(dot)Guesswork(dot)COM>,Postgresql Novice List <pgsql-novice(at)postgresql(dot)org>
Subject: Re: command length?
Date: 2002-06-27 23:01:08
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> is there a limit to how long a *line* can be in a command? i understand
> that a command can continue across several lines, but is there a limit to
> the length of a line?

No, there is no limit.  Well, maybe 32,565 characters, but not less than that.

However, if you are talking about PSQL, your terminal application (such as 
xterm or cygwin) may have a limit to the length of a line.

-Josh Berkus

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