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Newbie in functions

From: Eduardo_Cadena(at)praxair(dot)com
To: pgsql-novice(at)postgresql(dot)org
Subject: Newbie in functions
Date: 2002-04-17 14:52:43
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I´m trying to create a function to obtain the possition of a substring, but
i don't kown if is correct
can anyone can  help me to do this?

test=# CREATE FUNCTION pos1 (int4) RETURNS int4 AS '
test'# UPDATE tabla1
test'#   SET posicion1 = position('pm' in SELECT string1 FROM tabla1 WHERE
id = $1)
test'#   WHERE id = $1;
test'# SELECT posicion1 FROM tabla1 WHERE id = $1;
test'# 'LANGUAGE sql;
ERROR:  parser: parse error at or near "pm"

thanks for your help


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