Returning of affected rows when executing postgresql function (stored procedure)

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when executing a postgresql function/stored proc (like an update) I would like to have as return value the number of affected rows. Could someone, please, help me?



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earth man2Commented:


create or replace function x returns integer is $$
declare
  number_of_rows integer := 0;
begin
  update table_y set col_x = default where col_z is null;
  GET DIAGNOSTICS number_of_rows = ROW_COUNT;
  return number_of_rows;
end;
$$ language plpgsql;
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