On 4th of April, Tom Lane committed patch: Add a \gexec command to psql for evaluation of computed queries. \gexec executes the just-entered query, like \g, but instead of printing the results it takes each field as a SQL command to send to ...

On 21st of November Robert Haas committed new patch, which adds new function: Add new SQL function, format(text). Currently, three conversion format specifiers are supported: %s for a string, %L for an SQL literal, and %I for an SQL identifier. The latter two ...

Dynamic updates of fields in NEW in PL/pgSQL Today, on #postgresql on IRC, strk asked about updating fields in NEW record, in plpgsql, but where name of the field is in variable. After some time, he sent his question to hackers mailing ...