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Re: More thoughts about FE/BE protocol

From: Tom Lane <tgl(at)sss(dot)pgh(dot)pa(dot)us>
To: "Peter Galbavy" <peter(dot)galbavy(at)knowtion(dot)net>
Cc: pgsql-hackers(at)postgreSQL(dot)org, pgsql-interfaces(at)postgreSQL(dot)org
Subject: Re: More thoughts about FE/BE protocol
Date: 2003-04-10 13:57:41
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"Peter Galbavy" <peter(dot)galbavy(at)knowtion(dot)net> writes:
> Is there any message - speaking from a standpoint of a normal user and not a
> source hacker WRT postgresql - where knowing the length of the response is
> either unknown or is expensive (in buffering) to find out ?

See my response to ljb --- I think that in practice people assemble each
message before sending anyway.  If you don't do it that way, you've got
a problem with recovering if you hit an error condition after sending a
partial message.

			regards, tom lane

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