[Monetdb-developers] possible bug regarding auto-commit mixing with start transaction?

Niels Nes Niels.Nes at cwi.nl
Wed May 23 09:36:43 CEST 2007

On Wed, May 23, 2007 at 08:09:15AM +0300, Alexandru Toth wrote:
> Hello,
> > You assume here that auto-commit is re-enabled when the statements
> > fall outside the transaction brackets. The mode change and the
> > consequences should be clearly documented in Mapi.
> > It may indeed be useful to fall-back to auto-commit outside
> > explicit transaction boundaries.
> >
> > regards, Martin
> It is indeed a "SQL style error" to forget the start transaction +  
> commit around some statements. But the same script runs fine in  
> mysql, postgres and sqlite. Would it be possible to fall-back to auto- 
> commit, or to generate an error message? Monet behavior is not  
> intuitive, and it would be hard to find in the documentation.
Its clearly a bug. Could you report it as such on the sourceforge bugtracker?

> BR, Alex
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