2016-08-04 15:37 GMT+02:00 Amit Kapila <amit.kapil...@gmail.com>:
> On Wed, Aug 3, 2016 at 5:09 PM, Pavel Stehule <pavel.steh...@gmail.com>
> > 2016-08-03 12:16 GMT+02:00 Rahila Syed <rahilasye...@gmail.com>:
> >> Should changing the value from OFF to ON automatically either commit or
> >> rollback transaction in progress?
> >> FWIW, running set autocommit through ecpg commits the ongoing
> >> when autocommit is set to ON from OFF. Should such behaviour be
> >> for \set AUTOCOMMIT ON as well?
> > I dislike automatic commit or rollback here.
> What problem you see with it, if we do so and may be mention the same
> in docs as well. Anyway, I think we should make the behaviour of both
> ecpg and psql same.
Implicit COMMIT can be dangerous - ROLLBACK can be unfriendly surprising.
> > What about raising warning if
> > some transaction is open?
> Not sure what benefit we will get by raising warning. I think it is
> better to choose one behaviour (automatic commit or leave the
> transaction open as is currently being done in psql) and make it
> consistent across all clients.
I am not sure about value of ecpg for this case. It is used by 0.0001%
users. Probably nobody in Czech Republic knows this client.
Warnings enforce the user do some decision - I don't think so we can do
this decision well.
> With Regards,
> Amit Kapila.
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