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Re: pl/perl in postgresql 8.0 beta

From: "Joshua D(dot) Drake" <jd(at)commandprompt(dot)com>
To: Brian Knox <gnugeek(at)comcast(dot)net>
Cc: pgsql-interfaces(at)postgresql(dot)org
Subject: Re: pl/perl in postgresql 8.0 beta
Date: 2004-09-01 22:32:18
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Brian Knox wrote:

> I noticed the changelog for Postgresql mentions some interesting 
> things in relation to pl/perl:
> "New Perl Server-Side Language
> A new version of the plperl server-side language now supports a
> persistent shared storage area, triggers, returning records and
> arrays of records, and SPI calls to access the database."
> Does anyone have some working examples of pl/perl using these new 
> capabilities? The documentation in the 8.0 beta for pl/perl has not 
> been updated and I'm looking for this information.

There is scan documentation in the actual src/pl/plperl that gives some 

You can also get the new version of plPerl for 7.4.3+ as well at:


Joshua D. Drake

> Also, is it still possible to use untrusted pl/perl in 8.0, and if so, 
> what are the steps for setting it up?
> Thank you,
> Brian
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