# Re: [HACKERS] savepoint improvements

On Mon, Jan 22, 2007 at 10:40:37AM -0500, Merlin Moncure wrote:
> The short version is I would like the ability to run some sql commands

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> any error updating foo or bar will blow up the whole thing.  Maybe
> this is desirable, but it is often nice to be able to do some error
> handling here.  In the pre-savepoint NT implementation I could:

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Nested transactions are trivially implemented on top of savepoints. If
we're talking about psql, maybe all we need to do is create the
commands in psql:

\begin_nest
\commit_nest
\rollback_nest