Christopher Kings-Lynne wrote:
> > And consider this case:
> > 
> >     BEGIN;
> >     ...
> >     SAVEPOINT x;
> >     SELECT func_call();
> >     SELECT func_call();
> >     COMMIT;
> > 
> > Now if func_call has a savepoint, it is really nested because it can't
> > know whether the savepoint X will be used to roll back, so its status is
> > dependent on the status of X.  Now, if we used savepoints in func_call,
> > what happens in the second function call when we define a savepoint with
> > the same name?  I assume we overwrite the original, but using nested
> > transaction syntax seems much clearer.  
> 
> It also seems in this example that func_call() probably shouldn't have 
> permission to rollback to savepoint x?  Otherwise it would get...weird.

Yes, weird.

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