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Re: where is this problem (trigger)

From: Theodore Petrosky <tedpet5(at)yahoo(dot)com>
To: Stephan Szabo <sszabo(at)megazone(dot)bigpanda(dot)com>
Cc: postgres SQL <pgsql-sql(at)postgresql(dot)org>
Subject: Re: where is this problem (trigger)
Date: 2004-05-15 14:28:21
Message-ID: 20040515142821.90540.qmail@web41009.mail.yahoo.com (view raw or flat)
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Ignore that last post.... of course I have a
production machine and a development machine and I
should have updated the development machine before
opening my mouth...

Everything works just fine.... thanks.

Ted


--- Theodore Petrosky <tedpet5(at)yahoo(dot)com> wrote:
> Great I got the double quotes in the trigger... like
> this:
> 
> CREATE FUNCTION notify_jobinfo() RETURNS "trigger"
>     AS '
> BEGIN
> EXECUTE ''NOTIFY
> "''||TG_RELNAME||''_''||NEW.jobnumber||''"'';
> RETURN NEW;
> END
> ' LANGUAGE plpgsql;
> 
> and it works great... however, i did a pg_dump of
> the
> db  to back it up. On a lark I started looking
> through
> the file and I decided to look at the dumped trigger
> and this is what I see.
> 
> --
> -- TOC entry 29 (OID 17180)
> -- Name: notify_on_update(); Type: FUNCTION; Schema:
> public; Owner: postgres
> --
> 
> CREATE FUNCTION notify_on_update() RETURNS "trigger"
>     AS '      
> BEGIN
> EXECUTE ''NOTIFY
> ''||TG_RELNAME||''_''||NEW.jobnumseq;
> RETURN NEW;
> END
> '
>     LANGUAGE plpgsql;
> 
> Ouch... it looks like pg_dump forgot my double
> quotes.
> 
> Do you have any ideas? If I reimport this dump file
> the triggers won't work when it meets a row with a
> dot
> in the column. Of course I can just update my data
> to
> use the underscore instead of the dot.....
> 
> Ted
> 
> 
> --- Stephan Szabo <sszabo(at)megazone(dot)bigpanda(dot)com>
> wrote:
> > 
> > On Wed, 12 May 2004, Theodore Petrosky wrote:
> > 
> > > I can not seem to update these rows because of
> the
> > dot
> > > in the jobnumber field. I have found that I can
> > change
> > > the dot to an underscore but I thought I would
> ask
> > if
> > > there is a better solution.
> > >
> > > here is the error:
> > >
> > > UPDATE jobinfo SET isbilled = false WHERE
> > jobnumber =
> > > '1162.01';
> > > ERROR:  syntax error at or near ".01" at
> character
> > 20
> > > CONTEXT:  PL/pgSQL function "notify_jobinfo"
> line
> > 2 at
> > > execute statement
> > 
> > From the docs, it looks like NOTIFY takes an
> > identifier
> > as a name.  Foo_1023.01 is not a valid identifier
> so
> > you
> > might want to double quote the string since
> > "Foo_1023.01"
> > is one.



	
		
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