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Pure Go Postgres driver for database/sql

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pq - A pure Go postgres driver for Go's database/sql package

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Install

go get github.com/lib/pq

Features

  • SSL
  • Handles bad connections for
    database/sql
  • Scan
    time.Time
    correctly (i.e.
    timestamp[tz]
    ,
    time[tz]
    ,
    date
    )
  • Scan binary blobs correctly (i.e.
    bytea
    )
  • Package for
    hstore
    support
  • COPY FROM support
  • pq.ParseURL for converting urls to connection strings for sql.Open.
  • Many libpq compatible environment variables
  • Unix socket support
  • Notifications:
    LISTEN
    /
    NOTIFY
  • pgpass support
  • GSS (Kerberos) auth

Tests

go test
is used for testing. See TESTS.md for more details.

Status

This package is effectively in maintenance mode and is not actively developed. Small patches and features are only rarely reviewed and merged. We recommend using pgx which is actively maintained.

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