|ROLLBACK TO SAVEPOINT(7)||PostgreSQL 12.1 Documentation||ROLLBACK TO SAVEPOINT(7)|
ROLLBACK [ WORK | TRANSACTION ] TO [ SAVEPOINT ] savepoint_name
ROLLBACK TO SAVEPOINT implicitly destroys all savepoints that were established after the named savepoint.
Specifying a savepoint name that has not been established is an error.
Cursors have somewhat non-transactional behavior with respect to savepoints. Any cursor that is opened inside a savepoint will be closed when the savepoint is rolled back. If a previously opened cursor is affected by a FETCH or MOVE command inside a savepoint that is later rolled back, the cursor remains at the position that FETCH left it pointing to (that is, the cursor motion caused by FETCH is not rolled back). Closing a cursor is not undone by rolling back, either. However, other side-effects caused by the cursor's query (such as side-effects of volatile functions called by the query) are rolled back if they occur during a savepoint that is later rolled back. A cursor whose execution causes a transaction to abort is put in a cannot-execute state, so while the transaction can be restored using ROLLBACK TO SAVEPOINT, the cursor can no longer be used.
ROLLBACK TO SAVEPOINT my_savepoint;
Cursor positions are not affected by savepoint rollback:
BEGIN; DECLARE foo CURSOR FOR SELECT 1 UNION SELECT 2; SAVEPOINT foo; FETCH 1 FROM foo; ?column? ---------- 1 ROLLBACK TO SAVEPOINT foo; FETCH 1 FROM foo; ?column? ---------- 2 COMMIT;