Thanks that gave me the brain burp I needed to click into what was
causing the root issue.
On Fri, 2008-02-29 at 13:47 -0500, Tom Lane wrote:
> Chris Bowlby <excalibur(at)accesswave(dot)ca> writes:
> > I am converting an encoded field (lot_id) into a date field, the 5
> > character of every lot_id is always the year and as such I need to
> > extract the year using the following function:
> > substring(ilch.lot_id::text, 5, 1)
> Well, I'd say that the failure proves that some of your data does
> *not* have the year in the fifth character.
> > ERROR: invalid input syntax for type date: "01/01/0W"
> Time for some data sanitizing?
> regards, tom lane
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