On 23/05/02, Joel Burton (joel(at)joelburton(dot)com) wrote:
> current_time returns timezone information, but you're trying to store
> this in a field that is time w/o timezone information. either coerce
> this data yourself, or make the field hold timezone info.
> Better question, though: why are you storing the date, the time, and
> the timestamp? Much easier to simply store the timestamp. You can
> always get the date & time from that. This will save you space _and_
> time. (Plus, your current problem would become irrelevant).
Thanks very much for your mail.
I can see that working with CAST I can extract the date and
(theoretically) the time from the timestamp. Thanks very much for the
brandf=# select cast(current_timestamp as time);
ERROR: Cannot cast type 'timestamp with time zone' to 'time without
How do I get around this? I can see various time functions with and
without time zone data, but I don't know how to utilise them.
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