Peter Eisentraut <> writes:
> On 9/8/17 13:14, Simon Riggs wrote:
>> 2. Allow a SET to apply only for a single statement
>> SET guc1 = x, guc2 = y FOR stmt
>> e.g. SET max_parallel_workers = 4 FOR SELECT count(*) FROM bigtable
>> Internally a GUC setting already exists for a single use, via
>> GUC_ACTION_SAVE, so we just need to invoke it.

> This doesn't read well to me.  It indicates to me "make this setting for
> this query [in case I run it later]", but it does not indicate that the
> query will be run.

Robert's original LET ... IN ... syntax proposal might be better from that

                        regards, tom lane

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