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Re: non-us datestyle

From: Hannu Krosing <hannu(at)tm(dot)ee>
To: Cedar Cox <cedarc(at)visionforisrael(dot)com>
Cc: Oscar Serrano <oserra(at)fondos(dot)net>, pgsql-interfaces(at)postgresql(dot)org
Subject: Re: non-us datestyle
Date: 2001-07-04 15:22:42
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Cedar Cox wrote:
> 
> On Wed, 4 Jul 2001, Oscar Serrano wrote:
> >
> > > -----Mensaje original-----
> > > De: pgsql-interfaces-owner(at)postgresql(dot)org
> > > [mailto:pgsql-interfaces-owner(at)postgresql(dot)org]En nombre de Cedar Cox
> > > Enviado el: miercoles, 04 de julio de 2001 14:53
> > > Para: pgsql-interfaces(at)postgresql(dot)org
> > > Asunto: [INTERFACES] non-us datestyle
> > >
> > > Is there a way to set the default date style to non-US (European)?  I
> > > didn't see any compile or run time options, just per connection options.
> > > (pg v1.7)
> > >
> > > -Cedar
> >
> > Well I'm not sure if you are asking for this but...
> > If you define the shell variable PGDATESTYLE to, for example, SQL, all date
> > are returned like this:
> > dd/mm/yyyy
> > There are serveral values you can assign to PGDATESTYLE.
> > You can execute, prior to a query this sentence:
> > SET DATESTYLE TO SQL
> 
> I'll be using ODBC so there's no shell variable to set...  This is why I
> want a global option.


IIRC, ODBC driver allows you to specify a set of queries to run right
after connect.

You can put your SET DATESTYLE TO XXX; there

----------------
Hannu

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