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Ok, my syntax is off somewhere. Can someone set me straight on how to declare a local variable in a function?

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  2.  declare int cnt
  3. RETURNS void as
  4. $$
  5.     cnt = select count(*) from "DCx" where "Index" = $1;
  6.     if cnt > 0
  7.     then
  8.         -- do something
  9.     end if
  11. $$
  12. LANGUAGE sql;
The error I get is the following...
ERROR: syntax error at or near "declare"
Jun 29 '07 #1
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Looks like the variable declaration is misplaced (among other problems)...

Just take a look at the manual.
create function
sql function
Declarations in plpgsql functions

Let us know if you still have any questions or problems with your code.
Jul 1 '07 #2

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