Re: massive quotes?

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: Andrew Dunstan <andrew(at)dunslane(dot)net>, Postgresql Hackers <pgsql-hackers(at)postgresql(dot)org>
Subject: Re: massive quotes?
Date: 2003-08-30 16:58:05
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Tom Lane wrote:
> Bruce Momjian <pgman(at)candle(dot)pha(dot)pa(dot)us> writes:
> > Is there a TODO here? The only problem I see is that it introduces the
> > idea of special column-1 handling, which we don't have right now, except
> > in COPY.
> I think the idea would be to execute what's effectively a COPY IN during
> the CREATE FUNCTION command, and then use the data so collected as the
> function body. It seems doable offhand, though we'd have to think about
> whether this breaks any aspect of the FE/BE protocol, or whether it's
> truly a user-friendly interface.

Wow, imagine libpq creating a function. Doesn't it just pass the
entire string to the server? How would COPY IN handle that?

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