On 9/2/07, Tom Lane <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> wrote:
> "Marko Kreen" <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> writes:
> > On 9/2/07, Tom Lane <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> wrote:
> >> Seems a little verbose, but maybe we could do "SET var FROM CURRENT"
> >> or "SET var FROM SESSION"?
> > I'd prefer FROM SESSION then.  FROM CURRENT seems unclear.
> Actually, I think FROM SESSION is unclear, as it opens the question
> whether the value to be applied is the session-wide setting or the
> currently active one.  Inside a transaction that has done SET LOCAL,
> these are different things.

I did not consider that.

> I think we pretty clearly want to have it take the currently active
> setting, and I'd vote for FROM CURRENT as the best way of expressing
> that.



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