Re: BUG #6774: FOR IN SELECT LOOP ignores ORDER BY

From: Boris Folgmann <boris(at)folgmann(dot)de>
To: pgsql-bugs(at)postgresql(dot)org
Subject: Re: BUG #6774: FOR IN SELECT LOOP ignores ORDER BY
Date: 2012-07-30 09:56:35
Message-ID: jv5lok$1bmr$1@news.hub.org
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Hi,

hubert depesz lubaczewski schrieb/wrote:
> generally - order by datname is understood as "order by *variable
> datname*". - which is null.

It's clear that it's a shadowing problem. But it's not a "FOR IN EXECUTE"
where a variable makes sense. I mean why is a "ORDER BY variable" valid in
"FOR IN"? In SQL you can't use ORDER BY NULL. If the order by clause is not
correct the whole statement should raise an error.

Tnx,
Boris

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