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From: "BACHELART PIERRE (CIS/SCC)" <pierre(dot)bachelart(at)belgacom(dot)be>
To: "pgsql-sql(at)postgresql(dot)org" <pgsql-sql(at)postgresql(dot)org>
Subject: matching a timestamp field
Date: 2012-09-20 11:01:15
Message-ID: 3C56CD7AD881324BB4C60AA5CE2C5CC11720019A@A04059.BGC.NET (view raw or flat)
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Hello,


Why is my sql below accepted in 8.1.19 and refused in 8.4.9 ???
Is there something I have missed in the doc ?


Welcome to psql 8.1.19, the PostgreSQL interactive terminal.
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ansroc=# select * from s12hwdb where record ~'2012-09-20' limit 5;
   host   | exchange |   rit   |  board   | var  | lceid | pceid | mnem  | eq | rtyp | rv |  cetype  |       record        | type | zone
----------+----------+---------+----------+------+-------+-------+-------+----+------+----+----------+---------------------+------+------
and5032t | and5032t | 01a0301 | 21122994 | ebjb | 0000  | 000c  | con3a | e  | ef03 | b1 | plce#xfx | 2012-09-20 11:50:02 | H    | a1
and5032t | and5032t | 01a0307 | 21406298 | aaca | 0000  | 000c  | mmca  | e  | ef03 | b1 | plce#xfx | 2012-09-20 11:50:02 | H    | a1
and5032t | and5032t | 01a0309 | 21406298 | aaca | 0000  | 000c  | mmca  | s  | ef03 | b1 | plce#xfx | 2012-09-20 11:50:02 | H    | a1
and5032t | and5032t | 01a0311 | 21407930 | aaaa | 0000  | 000c  | mmcb  | e  | ef03 | b1 | plce#xfx | 2012-09-20 11:50:02 | H    | a1
and5032t | and5032t | 01a0313 | 21407932 | abca | 0000  | 000c  | mcud  | e  | ef03 | b1 | plce#xfx | 2012-09-20 11:50:02 | H    | a1
(5 rows)

ansroc=# \q



psql (8.4.9)
Type "help" for help.
ansroc=# select * from s12hwdb where record ~'2012-09-20' limit 5;
ERROR:  operator does not exist: timestamp without time zone ~ unknown
LINE 1: select * from s12hwdb where record ~'2012-09-20' limit 5;
                                           ^
HINT:  No operator matches the given name and argument type(s). You might need to add explicit type casts.
ansroc=#




Pierre.
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