[fpc-devel] Implicit Transactions Postgres

Michael Van Canneyt michael at freepascal.org
Tue Nov 25 17:08:10 CET 2014

On Tue, 25 Nov 2014, Chris Dryburgh wrote:

> On 25/11/14 03:47 AM, Michael Van Canneyt wrote:
>> On Mon, 24 Nov 2014, Chris Dryburgh wrote:
>>> Found this bug report from 2010 on using implicit transactions in 
>>> PostgreSQL. As far as I can tell nothing has happened since. Using the 
>>> TSQLTransaction.Action setting looks like a good approach to implementing 
>>> implicit transactions. It would mean warning users about setting action as 
>>> it currently does nothing and is likely ignored by many programmers.
>>> http://bugs.freepascal.org/view.php?id=17713
>>> There is another reason to use implicit transactions. When creating or 
>>> dropping a database the query must be run in a implicit transaction. 
>>> Currently createDB and dropDB use implicit transactions but do not allow 
>>> for options beyond the required database name.
>>> Implementing implicit transactions will compliment the transaction patch 
>>> from Michael. His patch allows automatically opened transactions to be 
>>> closed without closing datasets which allows for user managed transaction 
>>> handling.
>> Please check the sources, I have additionally implemented toUseImplicit. I 
>> tested it using postgres (as firebird does not support it).
>> Michael.
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> It looks like implicit transaction code went in a couple of days ago. Seams 
> to only apply to Postgres

And MySQL also.


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