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Re: [PATCHES] Automatic transactions in psql

From: Thomas Lockhart <lockhart(at)fourpalms(dot)org>
To: Bruce Momjian <pgman(at)candle(dot)pha(dot)pa(dot)us>
Cc: Greg Sabino Mullane <greg(at)turnstep(dot)com>,Hackers List <pgsql-hackers(at)postgresql(dot)org>
Subject: Re: [PATCHES] Automatic transactions in psql
Date: 2002-02-22 15:21:51
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> > Secondly, it adds a "begin transaction" option that, when
> > enabled, ensures that you are always inside a transaction
> > while in psql, so you can always rollback. It does this
> > by issuing a BEGIN at the appropriate times. This patch
> > (if ever accepted) conflicts a bit with LO_RTANSACTION:
> > psql now *does* have a way to know if it is in a
> > transaction or not, so that part may need to get rewritten.

This part of the feature (corresponding to the Ingres "autocommit = off"
feature) should be implemented in the backend rather than in psql. I've
had a moderate interest in doing this but haven't gotten to it; if
someone wants to pick it up I'm sure it would be well received...

                      - Thomas

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