If I have to know the column names then I can't use the Functions.
As I said before, the columns will vary. or As Pavel Stehule said
I will use arrays.
Is anyone can show an example of returning a record with string and array?
On Tue, Jun 3, 2008 at 9:57 AM, Ivan Sergio Borgonovo <mail(at)webthatworks(dot)it>
> On Tue, 3 Jun 2008 09:41:27 -0400
> "maria s" <psmg01(at)gmail(dot)com> wrote:
> > Thanks for all your replies.
> > Actually I don't know the number of columns that I am going to
> > return.
> > I have 2 tables. For a single entry E1 in one table(t1), I have
> > to fetch all the matching entries for E1 from the other
> > table(t2), K1,..Kn. and finally the function should return E1,
> > K1..Kn. So I don't know the number of columns that I am going to
> > get.
> > Is it possible to write a function that returns this kind of
> > result?
> Up to my knowledge as Bart wrote in pl/pgsql you'll have to specify
> somewhere the return type: in the function or in the select calling
> the function.
> If you use sql (not pl/pgsql) function you shouldn't be obliged to
> specify the return type.
> But I haven't written enough sql function to actually remember how
> it works.
> If you post your tentative sql it could give us more clue.
> Ivan Sergio Borgonovo
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