David Fetter wrote:
> On Fri, Aug 18, 2006 at 10:16:12AM -0400, Tom Lane wrote:
> > Peter Eisentraut <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> writes:
> > > A \set variable would make sense to me.
> > 
> > So Peter and Bruce like a \set variable, Chris and I like a
> > different command.  Seems like a tie ... more votes out there
> > anywhere?
> It seems to me that a \set variable lets people use minimal
> intrusiveness on scripts, etc., as they'll just set it when they start
> needing cursor-ized result sets and unset it when finished.

True.  They could even put it in .psqlrc if they want.  Basically need a
way to modify \g.  Seems a \set is the way we have always done such
modifications in the past.  The big question is whether this is somehow
different.  Personally, I don't think so.

  Bruce Momjian   [EMAIL PROTECTED]
  EnterpriseDB    http://www.enterprisedb.com

  + If your life is a hard drive, Christ can be your backup. +

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