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Re: AW: LIMIT in DECLARE CURSOR: request for comments

From: Tom Lane <tgl(at)sss(dot)pgh(dot)pa(dot)us>
To: Zeugswetter Andreas SB <ZeugswetterA(at)wien(dot)spardat(dot)at>
Cc: Peter Eisentraut <peter_e(at)gmx(dot)net>, pgsql-hackers(at)postgresql(dot)org
Subject: Re: AW: LIMIT in DECLARE CURSOR: request for comments
Date: 2000-11-03 16:10:55
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Zeugswetter Andreas SB <ZeugswetterA(at)wien(dot)spardat(dot)at> writes:
> I did understand this, but I still disagree. Whether this is what you want
> strongly depends on what the application does with the resulting rows.

Sure ...

> There is no way for the backend to know this, thus imho the app needs
> to give a hint. 

Right.  So what do you think about a hint that takes the form of a SET
variable for the fetch percentage to assume for a DECLARE CURSOR?

			regards, tom lane

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