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Re: executing OS programs from pg

From: Bruno Wolff III <bruno(at)wolff(dot)to>
To: Gevik babakhani <gevik(at)xs4all(dot)nl>
Cc: pgsql-hackers(at)postgresql(dot)org
Subject: Re: executing OS programs from pg
Date: 2005-06-03 19:33:02
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On Fri, Jun 03, 2005 at 20:56:44 +0200,
  Gevik babakhani <gevik(at)xs4all(dot)nl> wrote:
> Dear people,
> Does anyone know how to execute an OS command from pgsql. I would like to
> create a trigger that op on firing would run/execute an external program.
> Does such functionality exist or do I have to write my own trigger function
> in C.

You would have to write your own trigger, though you could use other languages
than C (e.g. untrusted perl).

Another option is to communicate with an external program using notify.

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