A former configuration parameter controlling automatic transaction commit
This entry relates to a PostgreSQL feature, application/utility, website or other subject which is no longer available/maintained.

autocommit was a short-lived configuration parameter determining whether transactions should be automatically committed.

autocommit was added in PostgreSQL 7.3 and removed in PostgreSQL 7.4.

Default value

The default value for autocommit was: on.

Change history

Note that autocommit remained as an undocumented dummy parameter until it was completely removed in PostgreSQL 9.5 (commit 525a4899).


GUC configuration item, Obsolete, Transactions