Tom Lane wrote:
> Bruce Momjian <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> writes:
>> What value is allowing multiple queies via PQexec()
> The only argument I can think of is that it allows applications to be
> sloppy about parsing a SQL script into individual commands before they
> send it.  (I think initdb may be guilty of exactly that BTW...)  At the
> same time you could argue that such sloppiness is inherently a Bad Idea.

Doesn't it also avoid some network(?) overhead when you have
a large number of small inserts or updates?

I seem to recall a previous company where we had a major performance
by concatenating a bunch of updates with ";"s in between and sending
them to postgresql as a single command.

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