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Re: Bizzare plpgsql error

From: "Jim C(dot) Nasby" <jim(at)nasby(dot)net>
To: Stephan Szabo <sszabo(at)megazone23(dot)bigpanda(dot)com>
Cc: pgsql-general(at)postgresql(dot)org
Subject: Re: Bizzare plpgsql error
Date: 2003-05-28 17:07:52
Message-ID: 20030528170752.GU40542@flake.decibel.org (view raw or flat)
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Arg, yes, that's exactly it.

On Tue, May 27, 2003 at 03:57:12PM -0700, Stephan Szabo wrote:
> 
> On Tue, 27 May 2003, Jim C. Nasby wrote:
> 
> > I'm getting this error trying to run a function:
> >
> > usps=# select process_zip4();
> > WARNING:  Error occurred while executing PL/pgSQL function process_zip4
> > WARNING:  line 55 at SQL statement
> > ERROR:  parser: parse error at or near "$1" at character 14
> >
> > The relivant code is:
> >
> >             IF z.record_type_code = ''P'' THEN
> >                 INSERT INTO po_box
> >                     SELECT z4.zip4_id
> >                             , ....
> >
> > The INSERT INTO is line 55. What makes no sense is that it works fine if
> > I change the name of the table from po_box to anything else.
> 
> Do you happen to have a declared variable named po_box?  IIRC
> plpgsql gets confused sometimes when things like that are done.
> 
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