[stats-dev] Status of PGSQL

Jim C. Nasby jim at nasby.net
Mon Mar 24 21:41:00 EST 2003


On Fri, Mar 21, 2003 at 03:38:54PM +0000, Chris Hodson wrote:
> Note that psql does support variables, but in my opinion it looks kludgy.
> Joel had converted the ogr database to use this at one point and we ripped
> it all out (sorry about that Joel).
> 
> Unless we're in some sort of rush, we might as well do it the right way.
> Besides, that will make it that much easier when we go to the next RDBMS.

Figured out the variables today. What problem do you see with them?
Seems like a perfectly fine approach to take for now. I decided against
the stored procs because logging would be impossible, but in the future
a syslog function should handle that issue.

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