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Re: question on plpgsql block

From: "A(dot) Kretschmer" <andreas(dot)kretschmer(at)schollglas(dot)com>
To: pgsql-sql(at)postgresql(dot)org
Subject: Re: question on plpgsql block
Date: 2007-04-13 06:28:39
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am  Thu, dem 12.04.2007, um 15:44:19 -0700 mailte Karthikeyan Sundaram folgendes:
> Hi Gurus,
>     I tried a plpgsql block from the php.
>     example
>     a='begin
>       insert into table a values (....);
>       insert into table b values (....)
>      insert into table c values (...)
>      select into p_var ... from table where condtion
>      update a set column = <new value> where condition;
>     commit;
>     end;';
>     I works fine when I call this block from php, whereas, I tried to copy the
> same value from the command line prompt or PGadmin GUI utility.  Then it says
> "ERROR:  current transaction is aborted, commands ignored until end of
> transaction block"
>   Why?

My guess:

PHP treat each line separately and sends line by line to the server and
adds the missing ';' if necessary.

If you send this from the GUI the server received one big command with
syntax-errors, because the missing ';' after some commands.

Andreas Kretschmer
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