[fdo-internals] Motion: RFC 3 - PostGIS provider

Paul Ramsey pramsey at refractions.net
Tue May 8 12:37:58 EDT 2007

Jason Birch wrote:

> PostgreSQL doesn't currently support nested transactions.  Mateusz has
> been using "soft" transactions internally to ensure per-action
> consistency, so if we support explicit transactions he will have to
> somehow test for existing transaction before starting internal
> transactions.

Not knowing how FDO is actually exercising the database or what contract 
it expects, I will blindly ask: is it possible that savepoints do what 
FDO needs done?


   Paul Ramsey
   Refractions Research
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