Andrew Dunstan wrote:
> Florian G. Pflug wrote:
>> If you define a domain over some existing type, constrain it to
>> non-null values, and use that domain as a field type in a table
>> definition, it seems to be impossible to declare pl/pgsql variables
>> of that table's row type. The problem seems to be that upon
>> declaration, the row variable is filled with nulls - but since the
>> domain is marked not-null, that immediatly triggers an exception.
>> Here is an example <snipped example>
> What seems worse is that it still fails even if you declare the
> domain to have a default value.
I didn't try that, but I *did* try was providing a default value for the
row variable - which doesn't work either, since we do not currently
support row variable defaults.
The only workaround I found was to define the variable as "record".
regards, Florian Pflug
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