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Re: Column Name parameter problem

From: David Fetter <david(at)fetter(dot)org>
To: vishal saberwal <vishalsaberwal(at)gmail(dot)com>
Cc: pgsql-bugs(at)postgresql(dot)org
Subject: Re: Column Name parameter problem
Date: 2005-09-28 19:48:27
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On Wed, Sep 28, 2005 at 12:25:54PM -0700, vishal saberwal wrote:
> hi,
> I am trying to create a stored procedure that takes a column name as
> parameter and then uses it to sort the table for result set.

You can't currently do this in PL/PgSQL.  I believe this is scheduled
for a fix in 8.2, but for now, use another PL like PL/Perl, or (if
you're brave ;) C.

David Fetter david(at)fetter(dot)org
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