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SIGNAL Statement - PL/HQL Reference

SIGNAL statement raises a user-defined condition (exception).

Syntax:

SIGNAL condition_name;

Example:

Raise a condition if the number of rows is not equal to the specified number:

DECLARE cnt INT DEFAULT 0; 
DECLARE wrong_cnt_condition CONDITION;
 
DECLARE EXIT HANDLER FOR wrong_cnt_condition
  PRINT 'Wrong number of rows';  
 
SELECT COUNT(*) INTO cnt FROM TABLE (VALUES (1,2));
 
IF cnt <> 1 THEN
  SIGNAL wrong_cnt_condition;
END IF;

Compatibility: IBM DB2, Teradata and MySQL

Version: PL/HQL 0.3.1

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