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Re: Interval Format

From: Zagato <zagato(dot)gekko(at)gmail(dot)com>
To: "Tom Lane" <tgl(at)sss(dot)pgh(dot)pa(dot)us>
Cc: pgsql-sql(at)postgresql(dot)org
Subject: Re: Interval Format
Date: 2008-11-22 02:31:36
Message-ID: 98028b00811211831l62041ca1ne4f4e8c5088e5abb@mail.gmail.com (view raw or flat)
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Hi.... this seems to works... but this will need to rewrite all my sql inPHP
that uses interval.... can i make this default in postgres.conf or something
similar...

Thanks...

Alan Jairo Acosta

On Fri, Nov 21, 2008 at 9:15 PM, Tom Lane <tgl(at)sss(dot)pgh(dot)pa(dot)us> wrote:

> Zagato <zagato(dot)gekko(at)gmail(dot)com> writes:
> > I have som SQL that in 8.0.3 do:
> > # SELECT '32 hours'::INTERVAL;
> >     interval
> > -----------------
> >  @ 1 day 8 hours
> > (1 row)
>
> > And in 8.3.5 do:
> > seg_veh2=# SELECT '@ 32 hours'::INTERVAL;
> >   interval
> > ------------
> >  @ 32 hours
> > (1 row)
>
> > Why i unable to get my old style of interval,
>
> Because '1 day' isn't really the same thing as '24 hours', at least not
> if you live anywhere that they have daylight savings time.
>
> You can probably get the behavior you want by passing the value through
> justify_hours(), which does the conversion assuming 1 day == 24 hours.
>
>                        regards, tom lane
>

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