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Re: to_date syntax error

From: Michael Fuhr <mike(at)fuhr(dot)org>
To: ben sewell <mosherben(at)gmail(dot)com>
Cc: pgsql-novice(at)postgresql(dot)org
Subject: Re: to_date syntax error
Date: 2006-08-29 10:04:57
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On Tue, Aug 29, 2006 at 10:08:33AM +0100, ben sewell wrote:
> I'm nearly at the end of my postgres migration apart from from this
> small problem so I am hoping somebody can spot what the problem is.

You didn't describe the problem symptoms were but I see a few trouble

1. Check your variable names.  There are several mismatches between
what's declared and what's used (e.g., casting inplangroup instead
of inplangroup_id, assigning ireport_d instead of ireport_id, and
assigning idate_start and idate_end instead of idatespecific_start
and idatespecific_end).

2. If you use single quotes to quote the function body then you'll
need to escape single quotes within the body as '' or \'.  If you're
using PostgreSQL 8.0 or later then consider using dollar quotes to
quote the function body.

3. Two of the to_date calls quote the first argument ('inchild24'
and 'inchild26') when they shouldn't.

Also, you don't need to repeat "declare" for each declaration.  That
does appear to work but you can write "declare" just once, like this:

  myrec record;
  ireport_id integer;
  iadviser_id integer;

Michael Fuhr

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