Forum OpenACS Q&A: "CONNECT BY" extension to PostgreSQL

An Oracle work-a-like CONNECT BY capability for PostgreSQL 7.3 over here; fairly obvious value.

Posted by Don Baccus on
I think our tree sortkey solution is probably more efficient, though I've not had time to do any testing.
Posted by Roberto Mello on
The "CONNECT BY" patch was refused by the PostgreSQL team for a more flexible, standards-compliant solution. Tom Lane says the Red Hat DB team (which he's a member of) has committed to add the functionality to 7.4.