[Solved] Convert Varchar to Interval

thesofaking Asks: Convert Varchar to Interval
I have a Postgresql column that is a varchar that is saving a string that looks like '2 years, 5 months' or '3 months' or '9 years, 0 months‘. I can’t convert the column to an interval because it’s going to break a bunch of existing functionality so what I am trying to do is cast that varchar into an interval in the select statement. I can’t figure out how to do this, I was thinking I first need to format it into a timestamp then turn that into an interval? But haven’t been able to find any info about this specific case. Thanks for the help!

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