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Re: BUG #1971: Start Transaction is giving Errors !!!

From: Alvaro Herrera <alvherre(at)alvh(dot)no-ip(dot)org>
To: "Yogaraj(dot) C" <c_yog(at)rediffmail(dot)com>
Cc: pgsql-bugs(at)postgresql(dot)org
Subject: Re: BUG #1971: Start Transaction is giving Errors !!!
Date: 2005-10-18 14:32:55
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Yogaraj. C wrote:

>    When I was executing the procedure (with Transaction), postgres will
> producing the following error.
> ERROR:  SPI_prepare() failed on "START TRANSACTION"
> CONTEXT:  PL/pgSQL function "sp_example1" line 4 at SQL statement
>    If anyone know the solution for this, pleas help me.

NOTABUG.  You are not allowed to use transaction commands using SPI,
which in particular means PL/pgSQL.  Use the EXCEPTION clause if you
need a savepoint-like feature.  Note that you can't close the
transaction that started the function.

Alvaro Herrera        
"El sudor es la mejor cura para un pensamiento enfermo" (Bardia)

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