pg_copy_to

pg_copy_to

(PHP 4 >= 4.2.0, PHP 5)

pg_copy_to --  Copy a table to an array

Description

array pg_copy_to ( resource connection, string table_name [, string delimiter [, string null_as]] )

pg_copy_to() copies a table to an array. It issues COPY TO SQL command internally to retrieve records.

Parameters

connection

PostgreSQL database connection resource.

table_name

Name of the table from which to copy the data into rows.

delimiter

The token that separates values for each field in each element of rows. Default is TAB.

null_as

How SQL NULL values are represented in the rows. Default is \N ("\\N").

Return Values

An array with one element for each line of COPY data. It returns FALSE on failure.

Examples

Example 1. pg_copy_to() example

<?php
   $db
= pg_connect("dbname=publisher") or die("Could not connect");
   
   
$rows = pg_copy_to($db, $table_name);
   
   
pg_query($db, "DELETE FROM $table_name");
   
   
pg_copy_from($db, $table_name, $rows);
?>

See Also

pg_copy_from()

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