Markus Schiltknecht <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> writes:
> Tom Lane wrote:
>> Hm, that's an interesting point.  psql's -c just shoves its whole
>> argument string at the backend in one PQexec(), instead of dividing
>> at semicolons as psql does with normal input.

> Is there a good reason to not let psql -c behave exactly like psql from 

Backwards compatibility, mostly --- there seems to be a considerable
risk of subtly breaking people's scripts if we change the transactional
boundaries for psql -c commands.

                        regards, tom lane

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