David G. Johnston wrote: > Being able to do more conditional work in psql would make setting up more > robust scripts easier and without either losing transaction capabilities or > session pooling for improved performance when large numbers of small > commands are run in between flow control in done in bash.
Have you tried to script processes in shell using a single background psql process with which the shell code communicates using a pipe? I've long been curious about that approach, but never had a strong need enough to actually write the code. It should be possible. -- Álvaro Herrera https://www.2ndQuadrant.com/ PostgreSQL Development, 24x7 Support, Remote DBA, Training & Services -- Sent via pgsql-hackers mailing list (firstname.lastname@example.org) To make changes to your subscription: http://www.postgresql.org/mailpref/pgsql-hackers