PYTHON pg_delete

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PHP pg_delete

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(PHP 4 >= 4.3.0, PHP 5)

pg_delete Deletes records


mixed pg_delete ( resource $connection , string $table_name , array $assoc_array [, int $options= PGSQL_DML_EXEC ] )

pg_delete() deletes records from a table specified by the keys and values in assoc_array . If options is specified, pg_convert() is applied to assoc_array with the specified options.



PostgreSQL database connection resource.


Name of the table from which to delete rows.


An array whose keys are field names in the table table_name , and whose values are the values of those fields that are to be deleted.


Any number of PGSQL_CONV_FORCE_NULL, PGSQL_DML_NO_CONV, PGSQL_DML_EXEC or PGSQL_DML_STRING combined. If PGSQL_DML_STRING is part of the options then query string is returned.

Return Values

Returns TRUE on success or FALSE on failure. Returns string if PGSQL_DML_STRING is passed via options .


Example #1 pg_delete() example

// This is safe, since $_POST is converted automatically
$res pg_delete($db'post_log'$_POST);
  if (
$res) {
"POST data is deleted: $res\n";
  } else {
"User must have sent wrong inputs\n";


This function is EXPERIMENTAL. The behaviour of this function, its name, and surrounding documentation may change without notice in a future release of PHP. This function should be used at your own risk.

See Also

  • pg_convert() - Convert associative array values into suitable for SQL statement