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Re: An strftime function, and function name question

From: Christopher Masto <chris(at)netmonger(dot)net>
To: Tom Lane <tgl(at)sss(dot)pgh(dot)pa(dot)us>
Cc: pgsql-interfaces(at)postgresql(dot)org
Subject: Re: An strftime function, and function name question
Date: 2001-02-12 16:04:23
Message-ID: 20010212110423.A99218@netmonger.net (view raw or flat)
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On Mon, Feb 12, 2001 at 10:38:26AM -0500, Tom Lane wrote:
> Christopher Masto <chris(at)netmonger(dot)net> writes:
> > It would be nice if there were something like:
> 
> > CREATE FUNCTION strftime(int4, varchar) RETURNS varchar AS
> >   '/usr/local/pgsql/lib/strftime.so' LANGUAGE 'c'
> >     USING C FUNCTION 'c_strftime';
> 
> > I.e. some way to say "here's the name of the function in the library".
> 
> See the CREATE FUNCTION reference page,
> http://www.postgresql.org/users-lounge/docs/7.0/postgres/sql-createfunction.htm
> concerning link symbols that are different from the SQL name of the
> function.

Thank you.  That was exactly what I was looking for.. I don't know
how I missed it.  I must have been reading the wrong manual.
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