On 9/1/07, Tom Lane <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> wrote:
> Jeff Davis <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> writes:
> > Can we also provide syntax which would be equivalent to setting "var"
> > for the function to be whatever the current value happens to be when the
> > ALTER FUNCTION is run? Possible syntax might be something like:
> Hmmm ... that's certainly do-able, though I'm not sure how much it helps
> the use-case you suggest.  The search path still has to be set at the
> top of the module script, no?
> However, I like an explicit option of this sort a lot better than the
> automatic version Greg was suggesting ... I'm willing to do it if people
> want it.
> One problem is that we'd have to make CURRENT a reserved word to make it
> work exactly like that.  Can anyone think of a variant syntax that
> doesn't need a new reserved word?
>                         regards, tom lane
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+1 for being able to define the entire function in one command, +1 for
not inheriting a bunch of GUC settings without the definer's explicit

- Josh/Eggyknap

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