Closes a previously defined cursor object.
The name of a currently open cursor that you wish to close.
The message returned when the cursor is successfully closed.
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The notice returned if the specified
cursoris either not declared, or not open.
CLOSE command closes an open cursor and frees the resources it was
using. Cursors should always be closed after they are no longer needed. Once a cursor is
closed, further operations are not allowed on it.
ROLLBACK terminates the
current transaction, closing all open cursors.
The following example opens a transaction, declares the
cursor, and closes it:
booktown=# BEGIN; BEGIN booktown=# DECLARE cur_publishers CURSOR FOR SELECT * FROM publishers; SELECT booktown=# CLOSE cur_publishers; CLOSE