El mié, 26-09-2007 a las 17:22 -0500, Erik Jones escribió:
> On Sep 26, 2007, at 3:42 PM, Diego Gil wrote:
> > Hi,
> > I have a file to import to postgresql that have an unusual date
> > format.
> > For example, Jan 20 2007 is 20022007, in DDMMYYYY format, without any
> > separator. I know that a 20072002 (YYYYMMDD) is ok, but I don't
> > know how
> > to handle the DDMMYYYY dates.
> > I tried and tried but I can't import those dates to postgresql.
> > Any hint, other than editing file ?
> > Regards,
> > Diego.
> Check out the following link that explains how Postgres parses date
> inputs: http://www.postgresql.org/docs/8.2/interactive/x71187.html,
> particularly section 1.c
> The simplest thing I can think of in your case would be to do a
> little bit of text processing on that field before inserting it. If
> you simply insert dashes between the different fields so that you
> have DD-MM-YYY then you can do
> SET DateStyle TO 'DMY';
> and then your copy should be ok.
> Erik Jones
Thanks Erik. I was trying to avoid this, mainly because I will have to
import several and different files. But having no other option, I will
start to refreshing my awk knowledge.
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