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pg_copy_from

Insert records into a table from an array (PHP 4 >= 4.2.0, PHP 5)
bool pg_copy_from ( resource connection, string table_name, array rows [, string delimiter [, string null_as]] )

pg_copy_from() inserts records into a table from rows. It issues a COPY FROM SQL command internally to insert records.

Parameters

connection

PostgreSQL database connection resource.

table_name

Name of the table into which to copy the rows.

rows

An array of data to be copied into table_name. Each value in rows becomes a row in table_name. Each value in rows should be a delimited string of the values to insert into each field. Values should be linefeed terminated.

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

Returns TRUE on success or FALSE on failure.

Examples

Example 1911. pg_copy_from() 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_to()