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BUG #1637: age() function is giving different results

From: "J(dot)Simon Goodall" <simon(at)EstanciaViamonte(dot)com>
To: pgsql-bugs(at)postgresql(dot)org
Subject: BUG #1637: age() function is giving different results
Date: 2005-04-28 19:47:25
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The following bug has been logged online:

Bug reference:      1637
Logged by:          J.Simon Goodall
Email address:      simon(at)EstanciaViamonte(dot)com
PostgreSQL version: 7.4.2
Operating system:   Linux
Description:        age() function is giving different results

With the same query the age function is giving me two results, one as it
should be (34 years) and the other one is off by 1 hour, the query is a
single one so the results I asume should be the same.

I have tried finding the age(,) function in the source but had no luck.

Would appreciate some help, thx.


Z SQL Method Z SQL Method at  /StockMan/select_birthdays

Famname 	Firstname 	Birth date 	Age
Surname1 	Name1 	1971-05-05 	34 years
Surname2 	Name2 	1964-05-05 	40 years 11 mons 30 days 23:00:00

SQL used:

SELECT famname, firstname, birth_date, age( DATE '2005-05-05'::date,
birth_date::date )
 FROM addresses
  EXTRACT ( day FROM timestamp '2005-05-05') = EXTRACT ( day FROM
  EXTRACT ( month FROM timestamp '2005-05-05') = EXTRACT ( month FROM 


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