Peter Eisentraut <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> writes:
> Tom Lane writes:
>> * Backend's ReadyForQuery message (Z message) should carry an indication
>> of current transaction status (idle/in transaction/in aborted transaction)
>> so that frontend need not guess at state.  Perhaps also indicate
>> autocommit status.

> If we do this, could we get rid of the messy autocommit GUC option and
> handle autocommit in the client?

Hmm ... that's a thought ... not very backwards-compatible with 7.3,
but I think I like it better than continuing on with the GUC option.
As you say, that path is looking messier all the time.

Comments anyone?

                        regards, tom lane

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