# VAR

VAR — define a variable

# Synopsis

VAR varname IS ctype

# Description

The VAR command assigns a new C data type to a host variable. The host variable must be previously declared in a declare section.

# Parameters

varname

A C variable name.

ctype

A C type specification.

# Examples

Exec sql begin declare section;
short a;
exec sql end declare section;
EXEC SQL VAR a IS int;

# Compatibility

The VAR command is a PostgreSQL extension.