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Re: BUG #2599: AM/PM doesn't work in to_timestamp in

From: Bruce Momjian <bruce(at)momjian(dot)us>
To: Josh Tolley <eggyknap(at)gmail(dot)com>
Cc: pgsql-bugs(at)postgresql(dot)org
Subject: Re: BUG #2599: AM/PM doesn't work in to_timestamp in
Date: 2006-09-03 01:21:53
Message-ID: 200609030121.k831Lr724210@momjian.us (view raw or flat)
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Josh Tolley wrote:
> 
> The following bug has been logged online:
> 
> Bug reference:      2599
> Logged by:          Josh Tolley
> Email address:      eggyknap(at)gmail(dot)com
> PostgreSQL version: 8.1.4
> Operating system:   Fedora Core 5
> Description:        AM/PM doesn't work in to_timestamp in the middle of a
> string
> Details: 
> 
> eggyknap=# select to_timestamp('30 Aug 06:01:03.223 PM 2006', 'DD Mon
> HH:MI:SS.MS AM YYYY'), to_timestamp('30 Aug 2006 06:01:03.223 PM', 'DD Mon
> YYYY HH:MI:SS.MS AM');
>        to_timestamp        |        to_timestamp
> ---------------------------+----------------------------
>  0001-08-30 18:01:03-08 BC | 2006-08-30 18:01:03.223-06
> 
> This appears to happen when AM/PM isn't the last element in the string.

Nice report.  The attached patch fixes it, and will be in 8.2.  I am not
backpatching because someone might be relying on this behavior.

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