On Mon, Dec 12, 2016 at 10:02 AM, Craig Ringer <craig.rin...@2ndquadrant.com> wrote: > 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.
That's kinda weird, though. I mean, you don't need to go through all of the COPY code just to call heap_multi_insert() or whatever, do you? You can hand-roll whatever you need there. -- Robert Haas EnterpriseDB: http://www.enterprisedb.com The Enterprise PostgreSQL Company -- Sent via pgsql-hackers mailing list (email@example.com) To make changes to your subscription: http://www.postgresql.org/mailpref/pgsql-hackers