Friday, September 26, 2008

Re: [HACKERS] About the parameter of API: PQprepared

On Fri, Sep 26, 2008 at 2:45 AM, iihero <> wrote:
> In libpq, the definition is like:
> PGresult *
> PQprepare(PGconn *conn,
> const char *stmtName, const char *query,
> int nParams, const Oid *paramTypes)
> Could we remove the parameter "nParams"?
> e.g. "insert into foo(id, name, address) values ($1, $2, $3)"
> PostgreSQL possibly can parse the prepared sql statement to get the real
> paramters count.
> Or, is there another alternate way?

if you are looking for easier way to do things like prepared
statements, etc. over libpq, you may want to look at libpqtypes (it's
a external library that will require a patched libpq for versions


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