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Re: pl/pgsql breakage in 8.1b4?

From: Philip Yarra <philip(at)utiba(dot)com>
To: pgsql-hackers(at)postgresql(dot)org
Cc: Tom Lane <tgl(at)sss(dot)pgh(dot)pa(dot)us>,Stephan Szabo <sszabo(at)megazone(dot)bigpanda(dot)com>
Subject: Re: pl/pgsql breakage in 8.1b4?
Date: 2005-10-28 05:41:09
Message-ID: 200510281541.10219.philip@utiba.com (view raw or flat)
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On Fri, 28 Oct 2005 03:03 pm, Tom Lane wrote:
> Philip Yarra <philip(at)utiba(dot)com> writes:
> > Hmmm... is it feasible to make the error message a little more useful?
> > People who didn't use the old-style positional parameters might not
> > understand where $1 and $2 are coming from.
>
> Not sure how --- the arm's-length relationship between plpgsql and the
> main parser hurts us here.

Yeah, I had a suspicion the answer might be along those lines. 

Well, here's a minor doco patch against HEAD to at least record this with the 
Oracle PL/sql -> PL/pgSQL porting notes. 

Regards, Philip.

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