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Re: Query regarding PostgreSQL date/time binary format for libpq

From: imad <immaad(at)gmail(dot)com>
To: "Shoaib Naazir" <je_shoaib(at)hotmail(dot)com>
Cc: pgsql-interfaces(at)postgresql(dot)org
Subject: Re: Query regarding PostgreSQL date/time binary format for libpq
Date: 2007-01-26 20:21:21
Message-ID: 1f30b80c0701261221t9bd0735yb221c7dfbc9fc6ad@mail.gmail.com (view raw or flat)
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I am not totally confident about it but my first guess is that it is not
possible. Because all data type "in" functions expect a char* as argument
from the world outside.

--Imad
www.EnterpriseDB.com


On 1/25/07, Shoaib Naazir <je_shoaib(at)hotmail(dot)com> wrote:
>
> Hi,
>    I am working on an application using PostgreSQL. I need to send date to
> PostgreSQL in binary format using the libpq interface. I have walked through
> the PostgreSQL code base, did find some reference to the date/time binary
> format but didn't get the exact format. To much code to digest in one parse
> :).
>    Can you please provide me with any good reference to the exact binary
> format dbserver expect for date/time. I just can't use the text format :(.
> Any reference material, paper, web page or a mail specifying the exact
> binary date/time format will do.
>
> Thanks in advance. I really appreciate your time.
>
> regards,
> Shoaib Naazir.
>
>
> *Artificial intelligence is no match for natural
> stupidity. *
>
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