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Re: Clarification in create_function.sgml

From: Bruce Momjian <pgman(at)candle(dot)pha(dot)pa(dot)us>
To: Oliver Elphick <olly(at)lfix(dot)co(dot)uk>
Cc: pgsql-docs(at)postgresql(dot)org
Subject: Re: Clarification in create_function.sgml
Date: 2003-10-26 04:34:19
Message-ID: 200310260434.h9Q4YJ909703@candle.pha.pa.us (view raw or flat)
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I have added this to the CREATE FUNCTION manual page, in the notes
section.


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Oliver Elphick wrote:
> It is necessary for single quotes and backslashes in a function
> definition to be escaped, but the reference page does not make this
> clear. 
> 
> diff -c -r1.52 create_function.sgml
> *** create_function.sgml        11 Sep 2003 21:42:20 -0000      1.52
> --- create_function.sgml        21 Oct 2003 10:10:08 -0000
> ***************
> *** 252,257 ****
> --- 252,261 ----
>          language.  It may be an internal function name, the path to an
>          object file, an SQL command, or text in a procedural language.
>         </para>
> +       <para>
> +        Any single quotes or backslashes in the function definition must be
> +        escaped by doubling them.
> +       </para>
>        </listitem>
>       </varlistentry>
> 
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