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Re: Set timezone in ODBC

From: Jeff Eckermann <jeff_eckermann(at)yahoo(dot)com>
To: "Walker, Jed S" <Jed_Walker(at)cable(dot)comcast(dot)com>
Cc: pgsql-odbc(at)postgresql(dot)org
Subject: Re: Set timezone in ODBC
Date: 2005-06-10 21:53:32
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--- "Walker, Jed S" <Jed_Walker(at)cable(dot)comcast(dot)com>
wrote:

> What would they need to put in the "connect
> settings" box?   "set
> timezone to -03" ?? 

Whatever works on the command line should work there
also.

> 
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Jeff Eckermann
> [mailto:jeff_eckermann(at)yahoo(dot)com] 
> Sent: Friday, June 10, 2005 12:38 PM
> To: Walker, Jed S
> Cc: pgsql-odbc(at)postgresql(dot)org
> Subject: RE: [ODBC] Set timezone in ODBC
> 
> --- "Walker, Jed S" <Jed_Walker(at)cable(dot)comcast(dot)com>
> wrote:
> 
> > Unfortunately I'm not doing the ODBC piece, but I
> had suggested that.
> > Maybe they just don't know how to issue "set
> timezone" through an ODBC
> 
> > interface? Any thoughts on that?
> 
> It works the same as any SQL command sent to the
> server.  A "set it and
> forget it" way, if using a DSN and wanting to use
> the same timezone
> option all of the time, is to include the command in
> the "connect
> settings" box in the DSN window.
> 
> > 
> > -----Original Message-----
> > From: Jeff Eckermann
> > [mailto:jeff_eckermann(at)yahoo(dot)com]
> > Sent: Friday, June 10, 2005 7:56 AM
> > To: Walker, Jed S
> > Cc: pgsql-odbc(at)postgresql(dot)org
> > Subject: Re: [ODBC] Set timezone in ODBC
> > 
> > --- Greg Campbell <greg(dot)campbell(at)us(dot)michelin(dot)com>
> > wrote:
> > 
> > > Curious,
> > > I did a brief experiment on the PostgreSQL
> server
> > with psql without
> > > ODBC inverviening .
> > > Something like
> > > SET TIME ZONE INTERVAL '08:00' HOUR TO MINUTE;
> > SELECT
> > > CURRENT_TIMESTAMP AS TEST_TIME; SET TIME ZONE
> > DEFAULT; SELECT
> > > CURRENT_TIMESTAMP AS TEST_TIME;
> > > 
> > > It did return timestamps that were marked as 8
> > hrs.
> > > different.
> > > 
> > > I am wondering if ODBC is just not passing the
> > adjusted time. I don't
> > > know why it would be biased in one direction
> > (message to server being
> > > adjusted, but data coming back not ???) Is your
> > field of 'timestamp
> > > with timezone' or just timestamp?
> > 
> > Maybe this is just too blindingly obvious, but I
> haven't seen it 
> > mentioned in this thread: why not just issue a
> "set timezone" command 
> > from your client session?  Has that been tried,
> and with failure?
> > 
> > > 
> > > 
> > > 
> > > 
> > > Walker, Jed S wrote:
> > > 
> > > > We don't want to change the timezone on the
> > > server.
> > > > 
> > > > We could have the client send the timestamp
> with
> > > timezone but without
> > > > setting the time (using set timezone to) then
> > they
> > > get back the
> > > > timestamps in the server timezone which they
> > don't
> > > want. 
> > > > 
> > > > -----Original Message-----
> > > > From: Greg Campbell
> > > [mailto:greg(dot)campbell(at)us(dot)michelin(dot)com]
> > > > Sent: Thursday, June 09, 2005 10:15 AM
> > > > To: Walker, Jed S
> > > > Cc: pgsql-odbc(at)postgresql(dot)org
> > > > Subject: Re: [ODBC] Set timezone in ODBC
> > > > 
> > > > To configure a server for a default timezone,
> > see
> > > the PostgreSQL admin
> > > > guide for the PostgreSql configuration file,
> the
> > > TIMEZONE parameter.
> > > > 
> > > > 
> > > > 
> > > > Walker, Jed S wrote:
> > > > 
> > > > 
> > > >>We have just setup our first PostgreSQL
> system.
> > We
> > > have a vendor
> > > > 
> > > > product
> > > > 
> > > >>that connects via ODBC. That vendor product
> > needs
> > > to talk in a
> > > > 
> > > > different
> > > > 
> > > >>timezone than our database server is at. How
> can
> > > you specify a
> > > > 
> > > > timezone
> > > > 
> > > >>to use through ODBC?
> > > >>
> > > >>
> > > >>            Jed S. Walker
> > > >>
> > > > 
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