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pg_copy_from — Insert records into a table from an array
pg_copy_from() inserts records into a table from rows. It issues a COPY FROM SQL command internally to insert records.
PostgreSQL database connection resource.
Name of the table into which to copy the 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.
The token that separates values for each field in each element of rows. Default is TAB.
How SQL NULL values are represented in the rows. Default is \N ("\\N").
Returns TRUE on success or FALSE on failure.
Example #1 pg_copy_from() example
$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);