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How do I return all columns in a postgres function?

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Hi,

I'm using Postgres 8.3 and wrote the below function to return all matching records.  When I try to  execute the function, I get the following error:

ERROR:  a column definition list is required for functions returning "record"

Any help would be greatly appreciated.

Thanks!
CREATE OR REPLACE FUNCTION getCustomer(IN name character varying(50))
  RETURNS setof record AS
$BODY$
SELECT * FROM Customer WHERE name LIKE '%'||$1||'%';
$BODY$
  LANGUAGE 'sql' VOLATILE
  COST 100;

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