On Tue, Jan 5, 2016 at 11:09 AM, Tom Lane <t...@sss.pgh.pa.us> wrote:

> Atri Sharma <atri.j...@gmail.com> writes:
> > I fail to see the relevance of which node is getting evaluated (its a
> Plan
> > node BTW) for this question. The concern I had was around using SPI
> inside
> > executor and its fail safety.
> The code path executor -> PL function -> SPI certainly works, so
> presumably omitting the intermediate PL function could still work.
> Whether it's a good idea is another question entirely.  I do not
> offhand see a good reason why knowledge of non-system tables should
> exist in the core executor; so what is the need to use SPI?

This was a weird requirement and managed to work around it but I will keep
this hack for future reference.



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