On Tue, Aug 16, 2011 at 7:25 PM, Tom Lane <t...@sss.pgh.pa.us> wrote:

> Jeevan Chalke <jeevan.cha...@enterprisedb.com> writes:
> > 1. I have two functions func1 and func2.
> > 2. func1 calls func2
> > 3. Both has cursor with same name, say mycursor
> > 4. Somehow I forgot closing it
> > 5. executing func1 throws an error 'cursor "mycursor" already in use'
> > Is this expected behavior???
> Yes ... or at least, it's always been like that.
> > I just mingled around the code and later appended a cursor count to the
> > cursor name to allow same cursor name in nested levels.
> That would break code that expects the cursor name to be what it said
> it should be.  It is documented that you can refer to cursors by name
> across multiple functions.

Hmm... got it.

Thanks for the clarification.

>                        regards, tom lane

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