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SPI_gettype

Name

SPI_gettype — Returns the type name of the specified attribute
SPI_gettype(tupdesc, fnumber)

Inputs

TupleDesc tupdesc

Input tuple description

int fnumber

Attribute number

Outputs

char *

The type name for the specified attribute number

SPI_result
SPI_ERROR_NOATTRIBUTE

Description

SPI_gettype returns a copy of the type name for the specified attribute.

Usage

Attribute numbers are 1 based.

Algorithm

Does not allocate new space for the binary value.