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binary copy timestamps with libpq

From: Stephen Byers <stephenabyers(at)yahoo(dot)com>
To: pgsql-interfaces(at)postgresql(dot)org
Subject: binary copy timestamps with libpq
Date: 2006-10-19 03:38:19
Message-ID: 20061019033819.39500.qmail@web30709.mail.mud.yahoo.com (view raw or flat)
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I am using postgres 8.1.4 and am trying to use the binary copy interface via libpq (PQputCopyData, PQputCopyEnd).  I am having trouble doing the copy for timestamp fields.  

I have tried a few different ways, setting the paramFormat to 0 (ASCII) and paramType to OID_TIMESTAMP (1114).  I've tried various strings, quoted and unquoted, also with "::timestamp" as part of the string -- but I am having no luck at getting the data to insert.  ('2006-10-19 05:26:00'::timestamp)

What am I doing wrong?  Is ASCII supported for timestamp type in binary copy mode?  If not, how do I convert my timestamp to postgres's format (I am using default settings)

(I am also having the same trouble with the interval data type.)

Any help most appreciated!
Thanks,
Steve

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