In my Postgres db, I have a table with some columns where one column B has values as follows:

A      B
a1     b0, b1, b1
a2     b2, b3
a3     b4, b4, b5, b5

My expected output should be like this:

A      B
a1     b0, b1
a2     b2, b3
a3     b4, b5

Is there a simple UPDATE postgresql to do this task?


Assuming b is an array:

UPDATE mytab
SET b = (SELECT array_agg(DISTINCT x)
         FROM unnest(b) AS x);

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