Eric Marsden <emarsden(at)mail(dot)dotcom(dot)fr> writes:
>>>>>> "TL" == Tom Lane <tgl(at)sss(dot)pgh(dot)pa(dot)us> writes:
TL> The present libpgtcl is NOT pure Tcl --- it is a C-coded Tcl
TL> extension, besides which it is layered on top of libpq.
> the documentation for libpgtcl states (this is from the top of
> pgtcl is a tcl package for front-end programs to interface with
> <ProductName>Postgres</ProductName> backends. pgtcl does not use
> the libpq library but communicates to the backend directly via the
> frontend-backend protocol. Thus, it is more efficient than previous
> postgres->tcl bindings which are layered on top of libpq. In
> addition, pgtcl can handle multiple backend connections from a
> single frontend application.
Yeah, that paragraph is all wet --- perhaps there once was a libpgtcl
written that way, but the current distribution certainly is not it.
I took that para out of the CVS sources some time ago.
regards, tom lane
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