On Fri, 16 Feb 2007 11:50, Tom Lane wrote:
> "FAST PostgreSQL" <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> writes:
> > The second variable is of interest. We need to specify a table in the
> > insert command. My preferred option is for the user to give one and he
> > can create it if and when he wants to. The alternative is we decide the
> > table name and make initdb to create one.
> Why not output the data in COPY format instead?  That (a) eliminates the
> problem of needing to predetermine a destination table name, and (b)
> should be considerably faster to load than thousands of INSERT statements.

Yeah, that was my initial idea too... But because the TODO item clearly 
mentions INSERT, I thought maybe there was some very specific reason for the 
output to be in INSERT stmts.. ..

Arul Shaji

>                       regards, tom lane
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