Catching up with some old emails...
>>>>> "Tim" == Tim Bunce <Tim.Bunce@stripped> writes:
Tim> As an addition to
Tim> LOAD DATA INFILE 'file_name.txt' INTO TABLE foo ...
Tim> could this be supported:
Tim> LOAD DATA INSTRING '...string of data...' INTO TABLE foo ...
Tim> and thereby enable using a placeholder:
Tim> LOAD DATA INSTRING ? INTO TABLE foo ...
Tim> This would enable placeholders to be used to do multi-row inserts
Tim> with a single round-trip to the server per-execute.
Intersting idea; I have now put this on our long-time todo.
This is a bit similar to the idea of doing:
EXECUTE SELECT blob_column from table_name;
to execute the SQL statement code that we select from the table.