Re: Should we still require RETURN in plpgsql? - Mailing list pgsql-hackers

From Tom Lane
Subject Re: Should we still require RETURN in plpgsql?
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Msg-id 10862.1112687019@sss.pgh.pa.us
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In response to Re: Should we still require RETURN in plpgsql?  (Dennis Bjorklund)
Responses Re: Should we still require RETURN in plpgsql?  (Robert Treat)
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Dennis Bjorklund <> writes:
> On Tue, 5 Apr 2005, Tom Lane wrote:
>> CREATE FUNCTION sum_n_product(x int, y int, OUT sum int, OUT prod int) AS $$
>> BEGIN
>> sum := x + y;
>> prod := x * y;
>> RETURN;
>> END;
>> $$ LANGUAGE plpgsql;

> The above code example do not have any RETURNS clause, does that mean that 
> it defaults to RETURNS void?

No, it effectively "RETURNS record", where the particular record type is
implied by the set of output parameters.  See my previous proposal.
        regards, tom lane


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