On 12 Dec. 2016 21:55, "Robert Haas" <robertmh...@gmail.com> wrote:
On Sun, Dec 11, 2016 at 5:38 AM, Andrew Borodin <boro...@octonica.com> wrote: > 1. As far as I can see, we connot use COPY FROM STDIN in bg session? > Since one of purposes is to orchestrate transactions, may be that > would be valuable. A background worker has no client connection, so what would COPY FROM STDIN do? It doesn't make sense. But a bgworker may well want to supply input to COPY. A COPY FROM CALLBACK of COPY FROM FILEDESC or whatever. I have the feeling something like this came up on the logical replication thread. Logical rep needs to efficiently load data via bgworker.