[GRASS-dev] [bug #4141] (grass) more sql statements for db.execute
hamish_nospam at yahoo.com
Mon Oct 8 21:33:49 EDT 2007
> Maciek wrote:
> > By accident I have laerned today that db.execute is not supposed to
> > support SELECT query. We have db.select for that. In that case, do we
> > call the case closed?
Brad Douglas wrote:
> Personally, I'd like db.select merged into db.execute. I don't use the
> db.* commands daily and I've fallen into the above case before.
> However, I quickly remember the more appropriate usage.
> OTOH, db.execute isn't supposed to return and resulting set, which is
> why db.select exists (to my knowledge). I've committed a change in CVS
> to db.execute.html noting this and suggests using db.select.
IIRC in an old post Radim explained why that must be, but can't find it
> I would consider this closed.
still outstanding: db.execute needs to throw an error- not segfault -when
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