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best type for unix file system timestamp?

From: Mark Harrison <mh(at)pixar(dot)com>
To: pgsql-general(at)postgresql(dot)org
Subject: best type for unix file system timestamp?
Date: 2004-07-30 21:08:08
Message-ID: 410AB8B8.9040306@pixar.com (view raw or flat)
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So, I'm recording the timestamp from some unix files.

Any opinions as to whether it's best to use a "bigint"
(which matches the file system data) or a "timestamp"
(which might be easier to manipulate in the database)?

TIA!
Mark

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Mark Harrison
Pixar Animation Studios

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