> I'm coming from a Java background, so I'm relatively new to C/C++ in
> general. I want to convert the data retrieved from a field to an
> "external" data type I can use; specifically a datetime or a timestamp.
> It looks like the only option for retrieving field data is as raw bytes,
> but I haven't found any information on mapping those byte streams to
Actually, values are delivered as C-style strings by default. So it may
help get a feel for things if you print a few of them out to the console.
> Also, is there any sort of a libpq API, or are you just stuck with
> perusing header files?
In C and C++, header files are normally the way to define an API.
> I had zero luck following the build instructions for libpqxx on Windows,
> so it looks like libpq is my only option for now.
Perhaps that can be fixed. What problems did you run into, and using
which compiler exactly?
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