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Re: working with arrays inside a plpgsql function

From: Andreas Kretschmer <akretschmer(at)spamfence(dot)net>
To: pgsql-novice(at)postgresql(dot)org
Subject: Re: working with arrays inside a plpgsql function
Date: 2007-02-15 16:06:56
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Luis Silva <lfs12(at)hotmail(dot)com> schrieb:

> Hi all!
> 
> I'm trying to use array inside a pl/pgsql function and I'm having some 
> problems using the all array at the same time. Let me give you an example:
> 
> ident text[];
> 
> BEGIN
> 
> ident = $1;  -- $1 is a array argument from the plpgsql function
> EXECUTE 'SELECT count(identity) FROM public_data WHERE identity IN ||ident 
> INTO asds;

At least a missing ' between IN and ||.


> PS - How can I retrieved the size ofthe array? I saw the manual and I 
> couldn't find it.

array_dims(), array_lower(), array_upper()
http://www.postgresql.org/docs/8.1/interactive/functions-array.html


Andreas
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