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NAME

SPI_getbinval - return the binary value of the specified column

CONTENTS

Synopsis

SYNOPSIS

Datum SPI_getbinval(HeapTuple row, TupleDesc rowdesc, int colnumber, bool * isnull)

DESCRIPTION

SPI_getbinval returns the value of the specified column in the internal form (as type Datum).

This function does not allocate new space for the datum. In the case of a pass-by-reference data type, the return value will be a pointer into the passed row.

ARGUMENTS

HeapTuple row
  input row to be examined
TupleDesc rowdesc
  input row description
int colnumber
  column number (count starts at 1)
bool * isnull
  flag for a null value in the column

RETURN VALUE

The binary value of the column is returned. The variable pointed to by isnull is set to true if the column is null, else to false.

SPI_result is set to SPI_ERROR_NOATTRIBUTE on error.


SPI_getbinval () 2010-12-14
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